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Laki power technology

Climate technology designed to protect power grids from extreme weather

Laki Power brings power to remote areas with its climate technology, designed to detect extreme weather before it occurs, and deter power outages.
Gritting on icy roads

EcoGrit: Environmentally conscious gritting

Gareth Ellis, the Managing Director at EcoGrit Ltd turns away from damaging products used for gritting, protecting people and the planet in icy conditions.
Flooding in Pakistan

Pakistan climate change: One third of the country is underwater

With the death toll rising to over 1200 people, Pakistan suffers the burden of climate change with extreme floods.
Volunteer firefighter trying to put out fire on heathland, surrounded by plumes of smoke

Unprecedented wildfire risks due to hot weather

Hot weather, dry conditions and record temperatures in the UK mean an increased risk of extreme wildfires, say experts.
monocultures of pine tree species in Scotland

Certain monocultures of forests cope better with drought

Monocultures of the Scots pine and Sitka spruce tree species display different resilience to spring drought.
Indigenous man guiding people in Australia

Run up to COP27: recognising the importance of Indigenous leaders

COP26 President Alok Sharma to visit Australia and meet with Indigenous leaders and representatives to discuss climate action in preparation for COP27.
a picture of the sky with the sun in the centre, illustrating the heatwave

Maintaining your sodium levels in a heatwave

Most of the time, we are told to cut down on the amount of salt in our diet, as this increases blood pressure and is a significant risk factor for heart disease and stroke, however, in a heatwave, things are rather different.
The modelling that shapes regional climate change interventions

The modelling that shapes regional climate change interventions

Professor Georgiy L. Stenchikov from the physical science and engineering division, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology looks at the future of water with a specialised focus on climate change in the middle east.
uncertainty in sea-level rise

Uncertainty in sea-level rise & how can we use it as a tool

Sandy Avrutin, Ocean and Earth Science Postgraduate Researcher, National Oceanography Centre at the University of Southampton, describes the uncertainty in sea-level rise, what it is & how we can use it as a tool.
Vasovagal syncope, heat, dehydration

What is vasovagal syncope and why do some people faint in the sun?

Vasovagal syncope is when a person suddenly loses consciousness and faints as a result of overheating, emotional distress, or even the sight of blood.
early heat, heatwaves

Early heat in South Asia is 30 times more likely due to climate change

India and Pakistan and other significantly large parts of South Asia have experienced prolonged, early heat, due to extreme weather conditions and climate change.
antarctic sea ice

Antarctic sea ice shrunk to less than 2 million square kilometres

The lowest record yet of Antarctic Sea ice has shown that its rapid decline due to global warming is cyclical – and is bound to drop again soon.
storm forecast model, extreme weather

New storm forecast model can predict electrical damage

With the increasing frequency of extreme weather events like storms, researchers have created a model that can prepare for damage risks - one full day in advance.
rainy days economy, climate change rain

Climate change increases rainy days, which harm the economy

New data finds economic growth decreases with more wet days with extreme rainfall, revealing an indirect way that climate change harms the economy.
ocean acidity, global warming modelling

The key to global warming models is ocean acidity

Ocean acidity is an essential variable in validating climate models, accurately predicting complex environmental dynamics and major changes to Pacific Ocean currents.
natural hazards

Promoting the safety, security, and economic well-being of the U.S.

Open Access Government explore why it is important for the United States Geological Survey (USGS) to conduct scientific research and development regarding the Earth and its everchanging processes.


EMME-CARE Project: INAR partners to establish an atmosphere and climate Center of Excellence in the Eastern Mediterranean and Middle East (EMME) region.
rain enhancement

Advancing the science of rain enhancement

The National Center of Meteorology, who manage the UAE Research Program for Rain Enhancement Science, explain here what we need to know about advancing the science and technology of rain enhancement.
climate sensor, satellite

UK Space Agency gives £600,000 to new climate sensor

The funding is going to a new climate sensor that can track weather patterns with four times more sensitivity.
SAD in the workplace

Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) in the Workplace

Research has found that as many as one in three Brits display symptoms of Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) each year. But what exactly is it, what are the symptoms, and how can we combat it in our workplace?

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