Climate Change Effects

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Katrina, five years ago Flooded after Hurricane Katrina in New Orleans still has areas that need to be rebuilt.Flooded after Hurricane Katrina in New Orleans still has areas that need to be rebuilt. Louisiana History, New Orleans Louisiana, Louisiana Homes, Tsunami, Natural Phenomena, Natural Disasters, Tornados, Extreme Weather, Photos

Some suggestions on how to spend $800 billion

Dear President Obama, I am extremely heartened that you are planning to address our miserable economic situation with a massive investment in infrastructure. This is not simply a logical and efficient way of translating dollars into jobs (although it’s always important to ask for whom), it is an investment in the long-term future of the country. Although I am writing this in December and don’t know precisely what the shape of your program will be, I appreciate that it will be of a magnitude…

There is no alternative to water. there is however an alternative to Hillary Clinton, the candidate backed by fossil fuels and favors fracking.Vote Bernie Sanders, he won't destroy the planet for a "donation" Save Our Earth, Save The Planet, Our Planet, Planet Earth, Thats The Way, That Way, Bernie Sanders, Our Environment, We Are The World

There is no alternative to water... there is however an alternative to Hillary Clinton, the candidate backed by fossil fuels and favors fracking...Vote Bernie Sanders, he won't destroy the planet for a "donation"

Tiny Organisms Turn the Black Sea Turquoise in Amazing NASA Earth Photo >>>> Turquoise swirls in the Black Sea — caused by phytoplankton carried on local water currents — shine brightly in a new image from NASA's Aqua satellite. Nasa Pictures, Nasa Photos, Nasa Images, Image Of The Day, New Image, National Geographic, Terre Plate, Earth And Space, Chris Hadfield

Turquoise Swirls in the Black Sea

On May 29, 2017, the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on NASA’s Aqua satellite captured the data for this image of an ongoing phytoplankton bloom in the Black Sea. The image is a mosaic, composed from multiple satellite passes over the region.

Global water shortages to deliver 'severe hit' to economies, World Bank warns The Middle East, north Africa, central Asia and south Asia due to suffer biggest economic hit from water scarcity as climate change takes hold, report finds. Economic Environment, Water Scarcity, World Water, Climate Change Effects, World Economic Forum, Cause And Effect, North Africa, The Guardian, Middle East

Global water shortages to deliver 'severe hit' to economies, World Bank warns

The Middle East, north Africa, central Asia and south Asia due to suffer biggest economic hit from water scarcity as climate change takes hold, report finds

NOAA satellites have been capturing imagery of the storms since they were developing in the Atlantic Ocean and Gulf of Mexico. International Space Station cameras were also used to record Hurricane Irma. Climate Change Effects, International Space Station, Gulf Of Mexico, Earth Science, Latest Video, Lion Sculpture, Tropical, Statue, Videos

Tropical Storm Irma and Hurricane Jose: See the Latest Videos from Space

NOAA satellites have been capturing imagery of the storms since they were developing in the Atlantic Ocean and Gulf of Mexico. International Space Station cameras were also used to record Hurricane Irma.

Arctic sea ice extent, 30 June After a period of rapid ice loss through the first half of June, sea ice extent is now slightly below 2010 levels, the previous record low at this time of year. Arctic Ice, Standard Deviation, Sea Ice, Snow And Ice, Global Warming, The Guardian, Climate Change, June, Environment

Arctic sea ice crashes to record low for June

From mid-June onwards, ice cover disappeared at an average rate of 29,000 miles a day, about 70% faster than the typical rate of ice loss, experts say

Climate Change is Costly; Serious Climate Policy is a Bargain Climate Change Effects

Climate Change is Costly; Serious Climate Policy is a Bargain

As the climate changes, global economic output will fall, but most of those economic damages can be avoided with smart policy.

The North Pole is an insane 36 degrees warmer than normal as winter descends - The Washington Post Polar Air, Sea Ice, Climate Change Effects, Snow And Ice, North Pole, Winter, Washington, Politics, Winter Time

The North Pole is an insane 36 degrees warmer than normal as winter descends

The Arctic is super-hot, even as a vast area of cold polar air has been displaced over Siberia.

Sea ice is at record low levels in the Arctic and Antarctic, simultaneously. Polar Air, Sea Ice, Climate Change Effects, North Pole, Arctic, Washington, Phd Student, Sacks, Story Ideas

The North Pole is an insane 36 degrees warmer than normal as winter descends

The Arctic is super-hot, even as a vast area of cold polar air has been displaced over Siberia.

Infographic: What will a world with of global warming look like compared to a one? By Rosamund Pearce for Carbon Brief. Ocean Acidification, Sea Level Rise, Thing 1, Climate Change Effects, Tropical, Compare And Contrast, Extreme Weather, Explain Why, Data Visualization

Scientists compare climate change impacts at 1.5C and 2C

This is a re-post from Roz Pidcock at Carbon Brief

Fractures seen in rapidly melting Arctic sea ice, and it's only May Standard Deviation, Sea Ice, Off The Charts, Climate Change Effects, Important News, New Community, Snow And Ice, First Contact, Global Warming

Even for the fast-melting Arctic, 2016 is in ‘uncharted territory’

Scientists are running out of superlatives to describe the Arctic this year.

Warming climate puts Europe at risk for seasonal outbreaks of dengue fever Dengue Fever, Climate Change Effects, Europe, Warm, Seasons, Seasons Of The Year

Warming climate puts Europe at risk for seasonal outbreaks of dengue fever

Increasing temperatures will enlarge Europe's seasonal window for the potential spread of mosquito-borne viral disease, expanding the geographic areas at risk for a dengue epidemic to include much of Europe, say researchers.

Arctic Sea Ice Growth Could Be Lowest On Record Again Sea Ice, Climate Change Effects, Arctic, North Pole

Arctic Sea Ice Growth Could Be Lowest On Record Again

During wintertime in the northern hemisphere, temperatures drop and Arctic sea ice steadily grows before it starts melting in March. Yet every winter for the past several years, its growth appears to…