24th March - Today's News: Queensland Prepares for Cyclone Debbie
After a very quiet season so far, here comes Debbie! Category three cyclone possible for north Queensland as tropical low strengthens: BOM
A new study shows how global warming is increasing rainfall rates - meaning more extreme rainfall events will become common. This does not mean however that overall rainfall may not decrease in some areas, including those that experience more floods.
Under the Dead Sea, warnings of dire drought for the region: rainfalls plummeted during the Holocene Climatic Optimum (Hypsithermal) and the Eemian Interglacial, when the world was warmer than today.
It's been said before, so nothing really new here, but another study suggests changes to flight paths could reduce aircraft effect on climate
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