Paris signed, what’s next?

Paris COP21 agreement

At the North Pole, the temperature is so high that the mass of sea ice is much smaller than normal. In many places, the Greenland ice is covered with a layer of water. Fortunately, the United States and China are the major drivers behind the Paris agreement.

The Paris COP21 agreements have been signed by 160 countries. 

This many signatures in one day have been a record for an international UN document.

The treaty aims to keep global warming below 2 degrees Celsius, which gives it a symbolic boost.

This is needed because the last few months, climate changing has again assert worldwide. Read More

Global temperature above 1degree

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The year 2014 went down as the warmest year since records began, but it is likely that 2015 will go beyond that level. Scientists believe that 2016 is ook shaping up as a very hot year and they expect that the one degree margin will become more firmly established in the coming years. “

Yesterday, The UK BBC reported that the world’s temperature has been risen over 1degree Celsius. If this is true, the world would be half way towards 2C, the gateway to dangerous warming.

The year 2015 continues the boundary of one degree away.

“This is the first time we’re set to reach the 1C marker and it’s clear that it is human influence driving our modern climate into uncharted territory,” said Professor Stephen Belcher from the Met Office.

Michael Mann, director of the Earth System Science Center at Pennsylvania State University in The Guardian. “The Arctic has always been regarded as a bellwether because of the vicious circle that amplify human-caused warming in that particular region. And it is sending out a clear warning.”

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Mexico did emotional appeal on climate pending hurricane

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Hurricane Patricia flattened dozens of homes on Mexico’s Pacific coast, but authorities said that the record-breaking hurricane largely spared the country as it weakened to a tropical depression.

At a climate conference in Bonn, Germany, the Mexican representative Friday did an emotional appeal to reach a global agreement to control global warming.

He did this appeal a few hours before the hurricane Patricia reached the Mexican coast. Read More

Dutch Water Experts in worldwide Flood Team

Sunset Boulevard reopened Monday, six days after a water main break created a massive sinkhole in Westwood and flooded parts of UCLA's campus

Sunset Boulevard reopened Monday, six days after a water main break created a massive sinkhole in Westwood and flooded parts of UCLA’s campus

Dutch Flood Experts will join an international flood crisis team during flood disasters.

This special stuffed facility can provide quick and efficient help during the first phase after a major disaster.

They will give flood advices to bring people to safety. Read More

California is Preparing for Sea-Level Extremes

When we get large storms that coincide with high tides, that’s when there’s the potential for the most damage.

When we get large storms that coincide with high tides, that’s when there’s the potential for the most damage.

Sea-level rise is a dynamic phenomenon. Historical experience indicates that sea level rise occurs in spurts. In the next several decades, California’s greatest coastal impacts are likely to be caused when an El Niño event, large storms, and high tides coming together. Read More

Latin America is dehydrated

El Nino treathens Central America

El Nino treathens Central America

Latin America suffers from the worst drought in decades. The largely failed harvests and rapidly shrinking cattle herds in several countries lead to serious food shortages. Famine threatens hundreds of thousands of families.
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