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Corrective machine learning to improve climate models

Editors’ Highlights are summaries of recent articles written by AGU’s journal editors. Source: Journal of Advances in Earth System Modeling A new generation of global atmospheric models with 1-5 kilometer grid spacing can accurately simulate extreme weather conditions, such as heavy local rainfall from thunderstorm systems and flow through complex mountain ranges. They could also […]

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Agriculture development in Mekong Delta must adapt to climate change (Vietnamese PM)

March 8, 2022 KIEN GIANG — Agricultural development in the Mekong Delta region must adapt to climate change and be closely linked to the growth of industry and services, said Prime Minister Phạm Minh Chính. He made the statement while presiding over a meeting jointly held in Kiên Giang province in the Mekong Delta on […]

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UK hemp tech enables processor to fight climate change and boost agriculture | City & Business | Finance

Organic farmers in Zambia are the first this year to take part in the free trial of the company’s patent-pending Transportable Smartbox, a compact shipping container-sized system that operates flexibly across sites ground. Here, the whole harvested plant, including the fiber that is not used at the moment, can be transformed into raw material for […]

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It’s time for businesses to adapt to climate change. How should they do it?

Opinions expressed by Contractor the contributors are theirs. The outcome of COP26 left many disappointed. Although 151 parties have submitted new or updated nationally determined contributions (NDCs) ahead of the conference, commitments to reduce emissions continue to lag significantly behind what is needed to limit the global warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius by 2030. Calls […]

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The climate change emergency cannot be solved by disintegrating democracies

President BidenJoe Biden Biden Tells US Zelensky Allies “Will Respond Decisively” If Russia Invades Biden, Harris Will Speak On The Anniversary Of The Capitol Uprising.The climate agenda of was launched with hopes, prayers and the expectation of leadership for all democracies around the world, like a glorious ship setting off on a maiden voyage: the […]

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Argonne scientists advance global climate models by embarking on two new field campaigns

Newswise – Campaign data will help improve the accuracy of weather and climate models. Climate projections suggest that rising global temperatures will increase the intensity of extreme weather conditions, such as droughts, hurricanes and heat waves. But when, where and how specifically these events will emerge is still uncertain. To better predict future changes, scientists […]

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Image-based insurance protects Kenyan smallholder farmers from climate change

John Poi Namanjelie applies fertilizer on his farm near Bungoma in western Kenya. He took care of the crops, including beans and corn As climate change worsens, millions of small farmers in sub-Saharan Africa are facing unprecedented climate change and influxes of pests and diseases that ravage their farms and devastate their livelihoods. However, a […]

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With climate models predicting less snow, ski areas seek to adapt | Business

SPOKANE, Wash. – This winter should be good, with a 70-80% chance that a La Niña will bring buckets of snow. If that happens, skiers and boarders will be thrilled, especially after a lackluster winter last year. The millions of dollars that local ski resorts have invested in improvements will start to pay off. But […]

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Another La Niña impacts temperatures and precipitation – but not climate change

Geneva, November 30, 2021 (WMO) – La Niña has grown for the second year in a row and is expected to last until early 2022, influencing temperatures and rainfall. Despite the refreshing influence of this natural climatic phenomenon, temperatures in many parts of the world are expected to be above average due to accumulated heat […]

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With climate models predicting less snow, local ski areas seek to adapt

This winter is shaping up to be good, with a 70 to 80% chance that a La Niña will bring buckets of snow. If that happens, skiers and snowboarders will be thrilled, especially after a lackluster winter last year. The millions of dollars that local ski resorts have invested in improvements will start to pay […]

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Climate models indicate potential for La Niña rain

THE likelihood of above-average precipitation in northern and eastern Australia during the summer has increased, with the Bureau of Meteorology today declaring that a La Niña has developed in the Pacific Ocean . The office said La Niña is part of a cycle known as El Niño-Southern Oscillation (ENSO), a natural change in ocean temperatures […]

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New NASA mission to study storms, impacts on climate models

Washington, November 8: NASA has selected a new Earth science mission that will study the behavior of tropical storms and thunderstorms, including their impacts on weather and climate models. The mission will be a collection of three SmallSats, flying in close coordination, called Investigation of Convective Updrafts (INCUS), and is expected to launch in 2027 […]

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NASA selects new mission to study storms and impacts on climate models

Huge cumulonimbus storm clouds are visible in this photo taken on August 15, 2014, looking east toward the Atlantic Ocean from the area of ​​Space Launch Complex 37 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Base (now the Cape Canaveral Space Force Station) in Florida. NASA has selected a new Earth science mission called Investigation of Convective […]

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NASA selects new mission to study storms and impacts on climate models

INCUS aims to directly explain why convection storms, heavy precipitation, and clouds occur exactly when and where they form. The survey stems from the 2017 Decennial Earth Sciences Survey of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine, which presents ambitious but essential research and observation directions. “In a changing climate, more precise information about […]

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The science everyone needs to know about climate change, in 6 graphics

Earth’s climate system is interconnected and complex, and even small changes in temperature can have big impacts With the United Nations climate conference in Scotland shining a light on climate change policies and the impact of global warming, it helps to understand what the science is showing. I am an atmospheric scientist who has worked […]

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Climate change disrupts natural cycles in Dryer Lake Tahoe – NBC Bay area

The climate change-fueled drought has caused Lake Tahoe to plummet below its natural edge and interrupted flows into the Truckee River, a historically cyclical event that occurs earlier and more often than before – raising fears of what could be in reserve for the famous alpine lake. Scientists fear that the increasing frequency of extreme […]

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Climate change: can cap and trade be the solution to Delhi’s pollution problem?

It cannot be denied that climate change has emerged as one of the most pressing issues of the day, with experts worrying about the future of the world as we move forward at this rate. In its publication of the Fifth Assessment Report in 2013, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change of 1,300 independent scientists […]

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Nobel Prize in Physics rewards trio for contributions to climate models

Stockholm Three scientists on Tuesday won the Nobel Prize in Physics for work that brought order to apparent disorder, helping to explain and predict the complex forces of nature, including expanding our understanding of climate change. Syukuro Manabe, from Japan, and Klaus Hasselmann from Germany have been cited for their work in “physical modeling of […]

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Scientists: Climate variability will intensify in the Great Plains | Land and Cattle Post

Cow / calf operations in the Great Plains are likely to be affected by the increased variability in rainfall which supports forage production for 50% of the country’s cow herd. Texas A&M AgriLife photo By ADAM RUSSELL Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Mother Nature has provided increasingly erratic precipitation for the Great Plains over the past […]

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The Great Plains facing climate variability

Mother Nature has provided increasingly erratic rainfall for the Great Plains over the past decade, affecting grasslands, forage systems and cattle production in the region – and scientists expect this trend to continue. intensifies. Cow / calf operations in the Great Plains are likely to be affected by the increased variability in rainfall which supports […]

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New project to open years of atmospheric data, improve climate models

A Stanford researcher is leading a project to better understand gravity waves, tiny ripples that contribute to the global circulation of the atmosphere. Aditi Sheshadri The first step: estimate the amount of movement carried by gravity waves and make these new estimates available to the research community. And this is no small task. Since 2013, […]

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Big Data helps farmers adapt to climate variability

The MSU study sheds light on how big data and digital technologies can help farmers better adapt to the threats, present and future, of a changing climate. University of Michigan EAST LANSING, MI – A new study from Michigan State University (MSU) sheds light on how big data and digital technologies can help farmers better […]

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Big data is essential for farmers to adapt to climate variability

A new study from Michigan State University sheds light on how big data and digital technologies can help farmers better adapt to threats – present and future – of a changing climate. The study, published in Scientific Reports, is the first to accurately quantify soil and landscape characteristics and spatial and temporal variations in yield […]

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Big data helps farmers adapt to climate variability | MSU Today

A new study from Michigan State University sheds light on how big data and digital technologies can help farmers better adapt to threats – present and future – of a changing climate. The study, published in Scientific reports, is the first to precisely quantify soil and landscape characteristics and spatial and temporal variations in yield […]

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Climate variability and Australian agricultural benefits, why weather risk transfer is essential

At a time when Australia was suffocating in record heat as bushfires burned uncontrollably, then suffered from severe storms, a recent study seeks to quantify the effect of climate variability on the country’s agricultural profits.The impacts of short-term climate risks such as drought and longer-term changes in weather conditions have hurt Australian farmers, with average […]

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Rain, hot and humid days in December due to ‘climate variability’ | Nagpur News

Nagpur: Wondering why this December is rainier, foggy, and wetter than the norm for Nagpur? “Climate variability” is the answer, say weather experts. Christmas came as a surprise to citizens, with many parts of the city receiving low rainfall. Nagpur Regional Meteorological Center (RMC) officials said it started raining late Wednesday night, with drizzle continuing […]

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Climate models are not certain. So why are scientists so confident?

Katharine Hayhoe knows that climate models are not perfect. “The more you know about models, the less you trust them and the more you blow their tires,” says Dr. Hayhoe, co-director of the Climate Science Center at Texas Tech University. Why we wrote this When planning for the future, certainty can be hard to come […]

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How climate models might be better than we think

Chaos theory encompasses vast swaths of mathematics and physics, but it was Edward Lorenz who immortalized it in popular culture. Its now famous 1972 presentation, which summarized his decade-long work in the field, focused on a single provocative question: Can the flapping of a butterfly’s wings in Brazil trigger a tornado in Texas? Although he […]

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Climate variability affects the mental health of the rural poor

New research linking climate variability to mental distress among poor rural India addresses hotly debated topic Working outdoors in summer leads to heat stress (Photo by Nevil Javeri) Climate variability affects the psychological well-being of adults, especially the rural poor, reports new research from India, reigniting debate over the complex interplay of factors that could […]

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Southern Plains Climate Hub helps land managers build resilience to climate variability

Posted by Jean Steiner, Head of Climate Centers at USDA Southern Plains in Feb 21 2017 Windswept farmland in Kansas during the Dust Bowl. The southern plains states of the United States have always been known for their rugged climate. Stories of this region’s unstable climate abound. Whether you’re talking about Pecos Bill making a […]