4 Results for global warming

With the release of the latest special report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) on Monday, scientists’ warnings about the impacts of unmitigated climate change have reached a new level of urgency. It has been emphasized that limiting global warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius would require rapid, far-reaching…

October 10, 2018 @ 10:46am

Failure to limit global warming to the two degrees Celsius will lead to sea level rise and dire global economic consequences, new research has warned. Published in Environmental Research Letters, Flood damage costs under the sea level rise with warming of 1.5 °C and 2 °C, led by the UK National Oceanographic Centre…

July 05, 2018 @ 11:45am

The Changing Cold Regions Network (CCRN) recently released two documents on the changing environment in Canada’s west, focused on the impacts to water resources. Future Climate Conditions over Western Canada focuses on the work of Dr. Yanping Li and colleagues at the University of Saskatchewan’s Global Institute for Water Security.…

July 27, 2017 @ 12:24pm

A recent study on the effects of climate change on hydroelectric and thermoelectric power plants shows the disruption of water resources could have a harsh impact on electricity production. Change in water temperatures and a decrease of streamflows will lead to a reduction of electricity for more than half of…

January 06, 2016 @ 9:04am