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April 24, 2017

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April 24, 2017

Ambulances Respond More Slowly in Summer and Winter

Apr. 24, 2017 — Ambulance response times in London worsen when air temperatures rise or fall beyond certain limits in summer and winter, according to a new ... read more

Mild, Wet Summer in the Midwest Predicted by Weather Expert

Apr. 10, 2017 — A professor of atmospheric science says normal temperatures and average rainfall this summer should help boost agriculture in the region after a dry ... read more

The Forecaster's Dilemma: Evaluating Forecasts of Extreme Events

Apr. 10, 2017 — Accurate predictions of extreme events do not necessarily indicate the scientific superiority of the forecaster or the forecast method from which they originate. The way forecast evaluation is ... read more

Apr. 6, 2017 — Researchers have gained important insights into the structure of snowflakes using a pioneering new approach and a special multi-angle ... read more

New Rice Fights Off Drought

Apr. 4, 2017 — New strains of rice that are resistant to drought in real-world situations have now been developed by researchers. The study reports that transgenic rice modified with a gene from the Arabidopsis ... read more

Close Connection Between Deep Currents and Climate

Apr. 3, 2017 — The Labrador Sea in the northwestern Atlantic is one of the key regions of the global ocean circulation. Scientists have been operating an array of oceanographic observatories there since 1997. It ... read more

Climate Change's Toll on Mental Health

Mar. 29, 2017 — When people think about climate change, they probably think first about its effects on the environment, and possibly on their physical health. But climate change also takes a significant toll on ... read more

'Weather Whiplash' Triggered by Changing Climate Will Degrade Midwest's Drinking Water

Mar. 29, 2017 — New research shows weather whiplash in the American Midwest's agricultural regions will drive the deterioration of water quality, forcing municipalities to seek costly remedies to provide safe ... read more

Adding Grads, Going Green Can Brighten Economic Outlook

Mar. 29, 2017 — Attracting college graduates and boosting natural amenities may give communities a double shot of economic growth potential, according to ... read more

Farming Becoming Riskier Under Climate Change

Mar. 27, 2017 — Climate change is predicted to impact agriculture, but a new study puts these changes in terms that are directly applicable to farmers. For Illinois, the corn planting window will be split in two to ... read more

Mar. 27, 2017 — Unprecedented summer warmth and flooding, forest fires, drought and torrential rain -- extreme weather events are occurring more and more often, but now an international team of climate scientists ... read more

Mar. 23, 2017 — In the South China Sea, a 2°C rise in the sea surface temperature in June 2015 was amplified to produce a 6°C rise on Dongsha Atoll, a shallow coral reef ecosystem, killing approximately 40 percent ... read more

When Air Pollution Is Bad, Know How to Protect Yourself

Mar. 23, 2017 — There are steps we can take to protect ourselves and our families from air pollution, which has well-documented negative consequences for childhood asthma, birth outcomes, pregnancy risks, ... read more

Mar. 22, 2017 — The Arctic sea ice maximum extent and Antarctic minimum extent are both record lows this year. Combined, sea ice numbers are at their lowest point since satellites began to continuously measure sea ... read more

Mar. 22, 2017 — Nearly 1,000 feet below the bed of the Dead Sea, scientists have found evidence that during past warm periods, the Mideast has suffered drought on scales never recorded by humans -- a possible ... read more

Heat Exposure Associated With Mental Illness

Mar. 21, 2017 — A mental hospital-based study in Hanoi, Vietnam looked at if there is a relationship between heat exposure and mental health problems. The results showed significant increase in hospital admissions ... read more

Transport Systems Face Disruption by Extreme Weather

Mar. 20, 2017 — Extreme weather conditions due to climate change pose a new threat to aging infrastructure, and authors of a new report, we need to be better ... read more

Mar. 14, 2017 — Massive coastal flooding in northern Europe that now occurs once every century could happen every year if greenhouse gas emissions continue to rise, according to a new ... read more

Mar. 13, 2017 — With tornado season fast approaching or already underway in vulnerable states throughout the US, new supercomputer simulations are giving meteorologists unprecedented insight into the structure of ... read more

Mar. 13, 2017 — Scientists have found the seasonal 'fingerprints' of Arctic sea ice, El Nino, and other climate phenomena in a new study that probes the global interactions between weather and ... read more

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