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Hurricane Michael: Consequences

Hurricane Michael descended on the Florida Panhandle at night on October 10. As recently as Sunday morning, Michael was a badly organised system of rain clouds “meandering off the east coast of the Yucatan peninsula”, according to the National Hurricane Centre. It powered up quickly into a tropical storm by Sunday night then sprinted north across the Gulf of Mexico, leaping from...

Extreme Weather Conditions in 2018

Extreme weather can become much deadlier this year according to the point of scientists. Higher temperatures lead to more frequent and long-lasting heat waves causing adverse environmental impacts. Extreme temperatures, for instance, affect human health in the form of heat strokes, heat cramps, and even death; the agricultural sector faces retarded crop growth, and the energy sector experiences difficulties coming...

What Can Stop Ice Melting in Antarctica?

Antarctica is melting faster and faster, however, there is something that can slow it down. The bedrock underneath the West Antarctic ice sheet is rapidly rising – offering a lifeline for this threatened region. According to the scientific data, the bedrock has the potential to protect ice from warm seawater melting it from below, potentially buying more time to stop the ice sheet collapsing...

Tipping Point of Climate Change

The average annual temperature will increase by 2 °C until the beginning of the next century. According to a new University of Washington research, such an event will make the climate of the planet change irreversibly. «Our analysis shows that the goal of 2°C is very much a best-case scenario. It is achievable, but only with major, sustained effort on...

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