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Sunny weather tempts Europe; UK queen urges self-discipline  ABC NEWS · 9 hours
As warm, sunny weather beckoned across Europe, authorities admonished people to strictly follow social distancing regulations and stay at home to help slow the spread of the new coronavirus more
NASA-NOAA satellite catches Tropical Cyclone Harold develop near Solomon Islands  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP satellite passed over the Southern Pacific Ocean and provided forecasters with a visible image of newly formed Tropical Cyclone Harold. Harold formed near the Solomon... more
The Latest: Amsterdam bans recreational boats from canals  ABC NEWS · 2 days
Amsterdam is banning boats from its central canals beginning Sunday as authorities fear warm spring weather will lead to overcrowding on the historic waterways more
Climate disasters increase risks of armed conflicts: New evidence  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 days
The risk for violent clashes increases after weather extremes such as droughts or floods hit people in vulnerable countries, an international team of scientists finds. Vulnerable countries are characterized by... more
Giant umbrellas shift from convenient canopy to sturdy storm shield  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 days
In a new approach to storm surge protection, a team has created a preliminary design for dual-purpose kinetic umbrellas that would provide shade during fair weather and could... more
Whooping cranes form larger flocks as wetlands are lost—and it may put them at risk  PHYS.ORG · 3 days
Over the past few decades, the critically endangered whooping crane (Grus Americana) has experienced considerable recovery. However, in... more
The Arctic may influence Eurasian extreme weather events in just two to three weeks  PHYS.ORG · 3 days
Previous research studies have revealed how rising temperatures and melting ice in the Arctic may impact the rest of Earth's... more
Researchers forecast longer, more extreme wildfire seasons  PHYS.ORG · 3 days
In California, a changing climate has made autumn feel more like summer, with hotter, drier weather that increases the risk of longer, more dangerous wildfire seasons, according to a new Stanford-led study. more
Uncertain climate future could disrupt energy systems  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 days
Scientists have published a new study proposing an optimization methodology for designing climate-resilient energy systems and to help ensure that communities will be able to meet future energy needs given weather and climate variability. more
Coronavirus having little impact on climate: UN agency  PHYS.ORG · 4 days
Though factories have shut, planes have been grounded and cars left in the garage, the coronavirus pandemic is having very little impact on climate change, the World Meteorological Organization said Wednesday. more
Using sound and environmental DNA to find an elusive, endangered whale  PHYS.ORG · 4 days
In an ongoing effort to detect endangered Bryde's whales, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and MBARI have teamed up to deploy an Environmental Sample... more
If you're worried about bushfires but want to keep your leafy garden, follow these tips  PHYS.ORG · 5 days
As we witnessed last summer, the number of houses destroyed during bushfires in Australia has not been stemmed... more
How the layouts, or textures, of cities influence extreme weather events  PHYS.ORG · 5 days
If you've ever turned down a city street only to be blasted with air, you've stepped into what is known as an urban canyon. more
NASA selects mission to study causes of giant solar particle storms  PHYS.ORG · 5 days
NASA has selected a new mission to study how the Sun generates and releases giant space weather storms—known as solar particle storms—into planetary space. Not only... more
Scientists record first reported heatwave at Antarctica's Casey research station  PHYS.ORG · 6 days
This summer, while drought, heatwaves and bushfires ravaged Australia, Antarctica was also experiencing a summer of extreme weather. more
Discerning the texture of urban resilience  MIT · 6 days
MIT Concrete Sustainability Hub researchers are investigating how the layouts, or textures, of cities influence extreme weather events. more
Extreme, high temperatures may double or triple heart-related deaths  SCIENCE DAILY · 6 days
In Kuwait, a country known for hot weather, death certificates reveal that on days when the temperatures reached extremes of an average daily temperature of 109 degrees Fahrenheit, the number... more
New report tells grim story of heat, drought and fire in Australia  PHYS.ORG · 6 days
Record hot weather, drought and a devastating bushfire season in 2019 damaged our environment and natural resources on an unprecedented scale, according to the... more
A major scorecard gives the health of Australia's environment less than 1 out of 10  PHYS.ORG · 6 days
2019 was the year Australians confronted the fact that a healthy environment is more than just a pretty... more
Finnish researchers come together to study airborne transmission of coronavirus  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Aalto University, the Finnish Meteorological Institute, VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland and the University of Helsinki have brought together a multidisciplinary group of researchers to model how... more
To stay positive, live in the moment -- but plan ahead  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
A recent study finds that people who balance living in the moment with planning for the future are best able to weather daily stress without succumbing... more
Scientists develop inexpensive method to produce E-sail tethers  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Thin metallic tethers for Coulomb drag devices that tow satellites and spacecraft can now be produced more easily than before. Scientists of the Finnish Meteorological Institute have developed a method to produce... more
U.S. government aims for better coordination in space weather campaign  SPACE NEWS · 2 weeks
After decades of fighting to be taken seriously, meteorologists say space weather is beginning to get... more
Scientists put the heat on microbes  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Hurricanes, floods, drought and fire. Extreme weather events are becoming more frequent as the climate changes and can destroy entire landscapes—both visible and invisible. more
Challenge and desire in Antarctic meteorology and climate  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
The outcomes of the 13th and 14th Workshop on Antarctic Meteorology and Climate (WAMC), as well as the 3rd and 4th Year of Polar Prediction (YOPP) Meetings, was discussed in an article... more
Students integrate cubesat before coronavirus shuts school  SPACE NEWS · 2 weeks
Boston University student and professors spent a decade developing what they affectionately call the Toaster. It’s a six-unit cubesat to detect changes... more
Global warming influence on extreme weather events has been frequently underestimated  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
Analysis shows global warming is intensifying the occurrence of unprecedented hot spells and downpours faster than predicted by historical trends. more
Global warming influence on extreme weather events has been frequently underestimated  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
A new Stanford study reveals that a common scientific approach of predicting the likelihood of future extreme weather events by analyzing how frequently they occurred in... more
New research first to relate Antarctic sea ice melt to weather change in tropics  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
While there is a growing body of research showing how the loss of Arctic sea ice affects other parts of... more
New research first to relate Antarctic sea ice melt to weather change in tropics  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Arctic and Antarctic ice loss will account for about one-fifth of the warming that is projected to happen in the... more
Rethinking a century of fluid flows  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
In 1922, English meteorologist Lewis Fry Richardson published Weather Prediction by Numerical Analysis. This influential work included a few pages devoted to a phenomenological model that described the way that multiple fluids (gases and liquids) flow... more
Extreme weather needs extreme action  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Last year, droughts devastated staple food crops across the developing world, cutting production by about half in some countries. A stream of reports from Central America, Eastern and Southern Africa as well as the Asia-Pacific region painted a... more
NASA selects first science payloads for lunar Gateway  SPACE NEWS · 3 weeks
NASA announced March 12 it will fly two heliophysics and space weather experiments on the lunar Gateway to collect data... more
Weather modeling data helps predict potential spread and seasonality for COVID-19  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
Researchers at the University of Maryland School of Medicine's Institute of Human Virology (IHV), which is part of the Global Virus Network, predict that COVID-19 will... more
Will heat stop the spread of new virus? No one really knows  ABC NEWS · 4 weeks
As outbreaks of the new virus that first emerged in China spread to more than 100 countries, one of the biggest unanswered questions is... more
NASA-NOAA satellite catches development of tropical storm 21S  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP satellite passed over the Southern Indian Ocean and provided forecasters with a visible image of newly formed Tropical Storm 21S. more
On faraway planet, it's cloudy with a chance of liquid iron rain  REUTERS · 4 weeks
Scientists have detected an exotic planet in another solar system where the weather forecast is always dire - a 100 percent chance of the... more
It's official: The last five years were the warmest ever recorded  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
The World Meteorological Organisation today published a definitive climate report card showing concentrations of greenhouse gases continue to rise, and the last five years were the... more
The Latest: UN: China air quality better amid outbreak  ABC NEWS · 4 weeks
The head of the U.N. weather agency says decreased energy use due to the coronavirus is improving air quality in China and demonstrates the impact that human emissions have more
NOAA finalizes secondary payload for JPSS-2 launch  SPACE NEWS · 4 weeks
NOAA and NASA have finalized an agreement to fly a reentry technology demonstrator as the sole secondary payload on a weather satellite... more
Land-atmosphere interaction and cloud-precipitation characteristics in Tibetan plateau  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
Land surface processes and summer cloud-precipitation characteristics in the Tibetan Plateau (TP) can impact downstream weather and climate changes. They are also the key to understand Asian monsoon system and atmospheric circulation... more
Climate shifts prompt shrubs and trees to take root in open areas  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
Wild, treeless landscapes are becoming more wooded as climate change leads to warming temperatures and wetter weather, research suggests. more
New framework factors climate risk into financial valuation  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
The University of Waterloo has developed a tool to help the capital markets incorporate physical climate change and extreme weather risk into investment decisions. more
How new data can make ecological forecasts as good as weather forecasts  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
When El Nino approaches, driven by warm Pacific Ocean waters, we've come to expect both drenching seasonal rains in the southern U.S. and drought... more
A new method to improve tropical cyclone intensity forecasts  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
In numerical weather forecasting research, how to improve short-term forecasts of tropical cyclone intensity is a challenging problem that has long plagued meteorologists and operational forecasters, despite that meteorologists have... more
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