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presstv-the heat-wave and loss of the battle against climate change?




this edition of the program is about the rising global temperatures and climate change. the discussion is about the heat waves across europe, the us, the far east and so on. human meddling in the environment is considered the reason behind all of that. the question is what is driving the wildfires, ...



human influence on climate change will fuel more extreme heat waves in us




the four dominant heat wave clusters (i.e., western, northern plains, southern plains, and great lakes) are embedded on top of a population count of us counties (gray shading) units of population per arc-second squared or about 600m2. the 21st century years provided below the name of each cluster re...



heat wave drives massive carbon loss at world heritage site




seagrasses in shark bay, australia released massive amounts of carbon dioxide after a devastating heat wave killed them, according to a new study.



extreme weather events linked to climate change impact on the jet stream




image: on the is an image of the global circulation pattern on a normal day. on the right is the image of the global circulation pattern when extreme weather occurs.... view more credit: michael mann, penn stateunprecedented summer warmth and flooding, forest fires, drought and ... ial rain -- extr...



how record heat wreaked havoc on four continents




expect more. that’s the verdict of climate scientists to the record-high temperatures this spring and summer in vastly different climate zones.the continental united states had its hottest month of may and the third-hottest month of june. japan was walloped by record triple-digit temperatures, kil...



can we blame the summer heat wave on global warming?




we are currently in the middle of a scorching hot summer with heat records being set around the world. on july 5, it reached 124 degrees fahrenheit in algeria: an all-time record both for the country and the entire african continent. the following day, los angeles set an all-time record at 111 degre...



when will the us feel the heat of global warming?




enlarge/ warm, moist air flowing north from the gulf of mexico may dominate the great plains' response to climate change.noaashare this storyby increasing the energy stored in our atmosphere, climate change is expected to generate more severe storms and heat waves. severe storms and heat waves, howe...



'heat island' effect could double climate change costs for world's cities




the downtown dallas, texas (usa) skyline from a levee along the trinity river. facing southeast. credit: drumguy8800/wikipediaoverheated cities face climate change costs at least twice as big as the rest of the world because of the 'urban heat island' effect, new research shows. the study by an inte...



study shows how climate change damages health




the evidence is growing harder and harder to ignore—climate change is already having a profound and detrimental impact on public health. around the world, warmer temperatures are creating and complicating a whole host of health challenges, many of which have been all too obvious this year.as over ...



u.s. ocean observation critical to understanding climate change, but lacks long-




the ocean plays a critical role in climate and weather, serving as a massive reservoir of heat and water that influences tropical storms, el nin?o, and climate change. in addition, the ocean has absorbed 30 percent of the carbon dioxide associated with human activities, lessening the climate effects...



urban heat islands can be deadly, and they're only getting hotter




this story originally appeared on high country news and is part of the climate desk collaboration.if heat is the enemy, marcela herrera thought she was ready for battle last summer at her family’s north los angeles apartment.old air conditioner units chugged away on windows in three rooms. ext...



earth-air heat exchanger best way to protect farm animals in livestock buildings




without countermeasures, climate change will negatively impact animals in pig and poultry production. beside the health and wellbeing of the animals, heat stress also affects performance and, as a result, profitability. as the animals are predominantly kept in confined livestock buildings equipped w...



presstv-soaring heat causes two deaths in romania




romania reports two heat-related deaths as a relentless heat wave gripping parts of europe this week has sent temperatures soaring to record highs for several days.a 45-year old man collapsed and died on friday while working in a field in the northeast of the country, while another 60-year-old man d...



'heat island' effect could double climate change costs for world's cities




overheated cities face climate change costs at least twice as big as the rest of the world because of the 'urban heat island' effect, new research shows.



climate change could alter ocean food chains, leading to far fewer fish in the s




climate change is rapidly warming the earth and altering ecosystems on land and at sea that produce our food. in the oceans, most added heat from climate warming is still near the surface and will take centuries to work down into deeper waters. but as this happens, it will change ocean circulation p...



thanks, climate change: heat waves will keep on grounding planes




last month, phoenix enduring a blistering heat wave, with temperatures so high that airport officials had to cancel dozens of flights. the reason was two-fold. first off, some jet engines risk catching on fire in extreme heat. and when air gets hot, it expands and becomes less dense—so an airplane...



the human fingerprint on europe's recent heat




figure: western and central europe was unusually warm in june 2017. credit: climate centralthis june, europe experienced some remarkable heat. temperature records were smashed across the west of the continent with extremely hot days followed by warm uncomfortable nights for many. while the heat was ...



presstv-death toll from canada heatwave hits 70




a heat wave in quebec in eastern canada has now been blamed for 70 deaths, officials have said.thirty four of the fatalities were recorded in montreal, the provincial health ministry told afp.previously, the toll was 54 dead.the heat wave has hit eastern canada since early july, but only quebec has ...



think global warming isn't real? 'indian summers may last 8 months by 2070'




prolonged heat-wave conditions–in other words, a summer lasting up to eight months–could be the new norm by the 2070s for the gangetic plains, if greenhouse-gas emissions are not cut to limit the global temperature increase to 2°c, according to a new study in the journal environmental research ...



global heat waves in 2016 due purely to climate change: study




the findings mark the first time that global scientists have identified severe weather that could not have happened without climate change, said the peer-reviewed report titled "explaining extreme events in 2016 from a climate perspective."until now, the contribution of human-driven climate change h...



extreme heat linked to climate change may adversely affect pregnancy




washington, dc (aug. 8, 2017) -- pregnant women are an important but thus far largely overlooked group vulnerable to the effects of extreme heat linked to climate change, according to new research by sabrina mccormick, phd, an associate professor of environmental and occupational health at milken in...



future climate change will affect plants and soil differently




image: data was provided from ceh's climate change manipulation experiment, which has been running for 18 years in cloceanog forest, a wet welsh upland site with a peat layer resulting from... view more credit: rachel harveya new european study has found that soil carbon loss is more sensitive to c...



adhering to paris agreement climate goal could significantly decrease heat-relat




the paper, published this week in the journal nature climate change, demonstrates that, all else being equal, mortality due to high temperatures could be significantly reduced (15-22 per cent per summer) in london and paris if we stabilise climate at the lower of the paris climate goals, 1.5 oc, as ...



climate change report highlights threat of extreme weather




in the midst of a stifling washington, d.c. summer two years ago, former president obama appeared in the white house to paint a grim picture of the challenge global warming posed to the country.the august 2015 press conference, at which obama announced the clean power plan, was supposed to be held o...



pacific leaders to turn up heat on climate change




climate change will dominate discussions when the leaders of vulnerable pacific nations hold their annual meeting in the samoan capital apia this week, with global warming threatening their existence, officials say.