So fast, in fact that scientists studying the phenomenon are making new scales to adapt. As the Guardian reported last week , ” NOAA (the US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration ) literally has to remake its graphs. “
2014 was according to the Japan Meteorological Agency the hottest year ever recorded. Other agencies around the world will present the same conclusion in the next days or weeks as records were broken all around the world.
There are so many news I’d like to write about that I believe that for today, I’ll propose you some thoughts based on all of them. Please let me know if you like that idea.
It will become significantly harder for those who deny climate change in the United States to continue to do so after this. The US Department of Defense believes that global warming is a ” threat multiplier “.
Hailed as a ” game changer “ by Grist or Climate Progress, the climate change deal signed by the United States of America and the People’s Republic of China is a new step in the fight against global warming.
You might have heard it in the news, as this weekend no less than 400,000 people marched in New York City to demand adequate action on climate change. Similar marches were organized around the world.
The IPCC have published another draft of report that should be a wake-up call for all nations. Indeed, climate change is becoming each year more frightening, more dangerous and more difficult to stop.
We have all read news on how our civilization with deforestation, pollutions of all kinds and climate change – and more – is wiping off entire species of animals to the point that we may be on the verge of a great extinction. But don’t worry, some animals have no problem with global warming temperatures :… Continue reading 10 species that will thrive on a warming world
As you perhaps know, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) is publishing in 2014 its fifth Assessment Report. If the fourth, published in 2007, was a strong warning against business as usual, the latest one is even more serious. Today the Working Group II considered ” the vulnerability and exposure of human and natural systems,… Continue reading IPCC fifth report is a stark warning
Both NASA and NOAA – US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration – have issued a joint presentation on how climate change made 2013 one of the warmest year ever recorded. It is worth showing to any climate change deniers you may know. According to NASA : ” NASA scientists say 2013 tied with 2009 and 2006 for the seventh warmest… Continue reading 2013 was one of the warmest years since 1880
As you know, the Russian city of Sochi is the host of the Winter Olympics since Friday. According to a brand new study, this might be the right time as it is most probable the city won’t be able to do so in the future because of climate change. According to the climatologists from the… Continue reading Climate change endangers Winter Olympics
According to researchers from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, ” by 2050 more than half the world’s population will live in water-stressed areas and about a billion or more will not have sufficient water resources. “ ” (…) The researchers expect 5 billion of the world’s projected 9.7 billion people to live in water-stressed areas by… Continue reading Water scarcity to hit half Mankind by 2050