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While climate change has caused temperatures to spike throughout much of the world, a stretch of Europe from southern England and northern France to Denmark has been especially affected, according to new research.
The ability of cities to combat the cause of climate change and to adapt to future weather patterns depends on where we live.
According to data released by England’s meteorological agency the Met Office, 2012 was the second wettest year on record for the U.K., with total rainfall at 52.4 inches.
Scientists report that in the last fifty years, salinity levels in the world’s oceans have shifted and that climate change is affecting global rainfall and evaporation cycles.
Hundreds of millions of individuals, organizations and government officials across the globe will observe Earth Hour, an annual event to raise awareness of and to help combat global climate change
With Earth Hour tonight, businesses are challenged to go a step further.
The organizers of the annual Earth Hour campaign, which traditionally involves switching off lights to conserve energy, are asking participants to be more active in their efforts to help preserve the planet this year.
Now a remnant low pressure area, former Tropical Storm Carlos continues to move southwest inland over Australia's Northern Territory and dump heavy amounts of rainfall.
On Saturday, March 27, landmarks around the country will turn out their lights from 8:30 pm to 9:30 pm to raise awareness of a call for action to battle global climate change as part of Earth Hour 2010.
AUSTIN, Texas, March 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Officials at the Sheraton Austin Hotel at the Capitol in Texas today announced that the hotel will participate on March 27 in Earth Hour, a global climate change initiative organized by the World Wildlife Fund.
January 2012: Started out dry as the area only received 1.06in of rainfall which is about .76in below normal leading to an annual deficit of .76in. February 2012: Followed in January’s footsteps as being dry again; the area got only .99in of rainfall which lead to the annual deficit becoming 1.01in. March 2012: The area received a nice welcoming 3.29in of rainfall on the month which is about 1.92in above normal and brought the annual amount back to a positive 1.08in. April 2012:...
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