Evacuations can save lives, as in the case of post-tropical cyclone Fiona. As more frequent extreme weather events are set to occur, it is important to have evacuation plans in place.
Hurricane Fiona is the most devastating storm to hit Atlantic Canada. International collaboration between ocean measurement institutions is necessary to help efficiently plan responses to hurricanes.
Hurricanes don’t usually maintain high wind speeds as they make their way toward Atlantic Canada. But ocean warming may be linked to the increasing intensity of storms like Fiona.
A project to transcribe Dutch colonial records of the weather in Cape Town can benefit modelling of future climate scenarios and assist in forecasting weather now.
Are severe and extreme weather events on the rise? And does this have anything to do with manmade climate change? The simple answer is: it’s complicated.
A small number of people experience a debilitating level of eco-anxiety that limits their ability to live happy and healthy lives.
All event organizers should be prepared for emergencies and have a communication plan.
The UK is no stranger to drought – especially southern England.
Will spring bring an end to the cold and the rain?
After the announcement of President Biden’s heat initiative, The Conversation revisits stories on high summer temperatures and human health.
Step one: check the thermometer isn’t next to an ice cream van or barbecue.
Governments and organizations must listen to older adults’ experiences with extreme heat, flooding and wildfire smoke to create effective policies and programs
The Met Office issued its heatwave warning six days before the mercury peaked – potentially saving many lives.
Rising temperatures — and inflation — are increasing household energy bills. Many Canadians are struggling to meet their basic energy needs.
High temperatures make baseball players and coaches more irritable, and are associated with an increase in violence.
Fire weather reason – when wildfires are most likely to strike – has expanded almost everywhere.
‘Green water’ is essential for healthy soils and a benign climate, but it’s under threat.
Heat domes are a dangerous part of summer weather.
Global warming is changing the high-altitude autumn winds over southeast Australia, which means less rain and trouble for air travel.
Engineers, architects and builders can design and construct affordable new buildings that can resist tornadoes, floods and wildfires, but do not. We have that opportunity now.