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Trapped Giant Waves In The Atmosphere Trigger More Extreme Weather
2014-08-13 03:46:00

Weather extremes in the summer - such as the record heat wave in the United States that hit corn farmers and worsened wildfires in 2012 - have reached an exceptional number in the last ten years.

2009-09-23 12:00:00

STOCKHOLM, September 23 /PRNewswire/ -- New approaches are needed to help humanity deal with climate change and other global environmental threats that lie ahead in the 21st century.

2009-08-24 17:04:16

The article “Tipping elements in the Earth’s climate system” has been named one of the most highly-cited in the field of Geosciences published during the past two years.


Word of the Day
mitraille
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.