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New research shows that temperatures are set to skyrocket in parts of the Middle East and Africa, making human habitation next to impossible. In a region that’s home to 500 million people, that could trigger a climate-exodus of epic proportions.
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Forecast: La Niña to replace El Niño conditions in the fall of 2016 – dry winter for California expected.
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This summer there will be lots of fun and rejoicing on California lakes and reservoirs, many of which are now nearly full thanks to a strong El Niño in the winter of 2015/2016 that produced copious amounts of rain and snow in March.
Wildfires have led to evacuation notices for hundreds in Alberta and B.C., as crews continue to battle several blazes and experts say the dry temperatures could make for a long and brutal fire season. 687 more words
TVNZ’s Q+A on Sunday 24 April featured an interview with Climate Change Minister Paula Bennett. Her responses were further evidence that National was increasingly unable (or unwilling) to cope with the growing threat of climate change. 1,584 more words
The Next Front on Climate Change
How to Avoid a Dimmer, Drier WorldVeerabhadran Ramanathan, Jessica Seddony, and David G. Victor
After dithering for decades, governments finally seem to be pay ing serious attention to the problem of global climate change. 2,908 more words