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Landfalling typhoons getting stronger – study

super typhoon haiyan
Super Typhoon Haiyan South of Tacloban, 22:30Z, November 7, 2013. Image courtesy NOAA

Storms that make landfall in East and Southeast Asia are becoming more intense compared to those that stay in the open ocean, a study shows

MANILA, Philippines (Sept. 6, 2016) — The northwest Pacific region, the area that includes East and Southeast Asia, has been seeing stronger typhoons making landfall in the past 4 decades, scientists found out.  Continue reading Landfalling typhoons getting stronger – study

March temperature smashes 100-year global record

Average global temperature was 1.07°C hotter – beating last month’s previous record increase

April 18, 2016 — The global temperature in March has shattered a century-long record and by the greatest margin yet seen for any month.

February was far above the long-term average globally, driven largely by climate change, and was described by scientists as a “shocker” and signalling “a kind of climate emergency”. But data Continue reading March temperature smashes 100-year global record