This week in climate news - 28 October 2018

The most popular articles from the past week.

Meteorologist expects severe drought and heavy rain events to worsen globally

Meteorologists expect severe drought and long-lasting rainfall events to worsen in the future. Researchers have determined how frequent, intense and long lasting these types of events will be in the future. »
27 October 2018, 03:00 - sciencedaily - Search similar - Email

Hawaiian island erased by powerful hurricane: ‘the loss is a huge blow’

East Island has vanished after coming into contact with Hurricane Walaka, an intense storm that hit Hawaii earlier this month. A piece of the United States has been dramatically wiped off the map after an island in Hawaii was washed away by a powerful hurricane. »
24 October 2018, 14:10 - guardian - Search similar - Email

Climate inaction violates our rights, say activists in Germany case

Environmental activists Greenpeace have teamed up with three families to sue the German government with the aim of forcing it to meet climate protection goals earlier than it had planned, magazine Der Spiegel reported on Friday. »
26 October 2018, 20:10 - reuters - Search similar - Email

Climate change impact in Mediterranean region

As the Mediterranean Basin is experiencing the impact of climate change more than ever, an international network of scientists has worked together to synthesize the effects of climate change and environmental problems, as well as the incurred risks, in the region, to facilitate decision-making in addressing the issues. »
27 October 2018, 03:00 - sciencedaily - Search similar - Email

Canada's Trudeau vows to impose carbon tax despite resistance

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Tuesday said he would press ahead with plans to impose a carbon tax on provinces unwilling to combat climate change despite resistance in voter-rich parts of the country. »
23 October 2018, 19:20 - reuters - Search similar - Email

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