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Monsoon changes threaten Asia and warn the world

16 April, 2021 − For generations India’s farmers have relied on its arrival, but monsoon changes suggest a hotter and less predictable world. — Read on climatenewsnetwork.net/monsoon-changes-threaten-asia-and-warn-the-world/ It’s been looking like weather pattern for our winter rain has drifted a … Continue reading

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Extreme drought and fire risk may double by 2060

25 January, 2021 − Climate change may soon double the impact of extreme drought and fire. And it’s a two-way traffic. — Read on climatenewsnetwork.net/extreme-drought-and-fire-risk-may-double-by-2060/ also floods, doing most damage…

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US pays rising costs for climate’s flood damage

21 January, 2021 − America’s rainfall patterns are changing with the global climate − and making catastrophic flood damage even more costly. — Read on climatenewsnetwork.net/us-pays-rising-costs-for-climates-flood-damage/ Who ever would have guessed, more severe droughts in some parts, increasingly severe rainfall … Continue reading

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Slightest heat increase magnifies hurricane risk | Climate News Network

11 September, 2020 – The poorer and more vulnerable you are, the greater your hurricane risk. Even a tiny heat rise can spell disaster. — Read on climatenewsnetwork.net/slightest-heat-increase-magnifies-hurricane-risk/

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Rivers flood, seas rise – and land faces erosion

7 September, 2020 – Polar melting cannot be separated from farmland soil erosion and estuarine flooding. All are part of climate change. — Read on climatenewsnetwork.net/rivers-flood-seas-rise-and-land-faces-erosion/

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3 bn people may face Saharan heat levels by 2070 | Climate News Network

3 June, 2020 – For three billion people or more, heat levels could prove almost impossible for human civilisation – in half a century. — Read on climatenewsnetwork.net/3-bn-people-may-face-saharan-heat-levels-by-2070/

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No rainforest, no monsoon: get ready for a warmer world | New Scientist

“Even under a low warming scenario, the frequency rises by 10 to 50 per cent,” says David Karoly of the University of Melbourne, who reviewed a range of wildfire projections. “We are unleashing hell in Australia” The world could become 4 °C … Continue reading

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Houston, You’re Not in Kansas Anymore

“more than 12 inches of rain over past 7 hours near Houston. It’s the region’s 4th or 5th 100+ yr rainfall in the past 12months..At some point after your 5th 100+ year rain event in one year, dim awareness may begin to … Continue reading

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Iran Heat Index hits 165

Latest extreme weather in Oregon and Africa as well as Iran. How about this for PM Abbott’s never ending campaign peddling “fear”? >more> ClimateCrocks

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New study links weather extremes to global warming

Global warming is now linked to not so extreme weather, more evaporation, in warmer air, whipping up into smaller, more intense rain storms, same amount of rain but falling more heavily in smaller area, so more damage. >readmore> SydneyMorningHerald

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