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Climate change

Weather Forecast – Extreme and Worsening

Written by , on September 29, 2017

The torrential rain can be one of the most devastating consequences of hurricanes, especially in urban areas where concrete makes it harder for water to drain and where people can drown. Expect more and worse.  Read more »

Lake Chad – Linking Climate, Water and Terrorism

Written by , on February 23, 2015

The changes in the lake have contributed to local lack of water, crop failures, livestock deaths, collapsed fisheries, soil salinity and increasing poverty throughout the region. All of this has turned the region into a hotbed of tribal violence and terrorism.  Read more »

Vegetation Advancing North

Written by , on March 22, 2013

As the warming climate causes ice and snow to retreat, vegetation is increasing towards the Arctic. A new analysis of satellite data, collected since 1982, has revealed a vigorous increase in vegetation growth between the 45th parallel north and the Arctic Ocean. In many places, the climate has shifted north by as much as 4 […]  Read more »

Welcome to the Rest of Our Lives

Written by , on July 12, 2012

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Simulating Climate Change in Woodlands

Written by , on May 15, 2012

Scientists at the University of Western Sydney have embarked on a large-scale study of how the natural environment would cope with the atmospheric conditions which are expected if if no significant action is taken to reduce carbon emissions. The centrepiece of the study is six fibreglass and steel ring structures 28 metres high and 25 […]  Read more »

Our Latest YouTube Video

Written by , on January 26, 2012

A new GreenBiz Cafe video is now on YouTube. Take a look:  Read more »

New Climate Model Claimed To Be More Accurate

Written by , on December 1, 2011

A study published in Science journal, claims to have narrowed the range by which the world’s temperature can be expected to rise with a doubling of carbon dioxide concentrations from pre-industrial levels. Earlier studies, including the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s (IPCC) 2007 report, have precicted a rise of between 2.0°C and 4.5°C, with a […]  Read more »

How Warming Sometime Makes It Cold

Written by , on December 27, 2010

Northern Europe and northern parts of the United States and Asia are currently experiencing extreme cold and, particularly, heavy snow falls. We have long been told that this sort of thing is just a weather variation that can happen even if the climate as a whole is getting warmer. But new research from NASA’s Goddard […]  Read more »

Richard Alley Explains Ice Ages, CO2 & Global Warming

Written by , on December 11, 2010

For his fans, here’s more of the all-dancing, all-singing Richard Alley:  Read more »

Climate Update: Good and Bad News

Written by , on December 7, 2010

The UK Met Office has produced the first comprehensive review of climate change since the 2007 report by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. First the good news: According to the IPCC report, average ocean rises of up to 4 metres could occur by the end of the century. Further research has resulted in a […]  Read more »