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How classifying snowflakes could help forecast weather
Information gathered by project could also be used to clear roads and assess avalanche risks

Kate Ravilious

20, Jan, 2022 @6:00 AM

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How satellites can dramatically improve ability to prepare for flooding
Saturated earth has a greater gravitational pull – satellites can monitor these changes day to day

Kate Ravilious

11, Jan, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Terrawatch: the link between ancient ice sheets and offshore windfarms
Marine geoscientists study glacial sediments to determine where to install turbines at sea

Kate Ravilious

05, Jan, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Weatherwatch: will the UK have a white Christmas?
Half of Christmases are white by Met Office standards, but widespread snow on the ground is rare

Kate Ravilious

21, Dec, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Weatherwatch: for solar panels, some like it not too hot
Places that tend to be cold, sunny and breezy are good, and crops can be grown underneath

Kate Ravilious

11, Dec, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Terrawatch: what the world can learn from China’s sinking city
A feat of engineering is tackling subsidence in Shanxi province, but water conservation and tree planting can also help

Kate Ravilious

01, Dec, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Weatherwatch: back-to-back hurricanes to become norm in US
Two storms in same place within fortnight will be twice as likely on US Gulf coast by end of century, study finds

Kate Ravilious

27, Nov, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Weatherwatch: have you felt the effects of global heating?
Hot dry days increase perceived experience of climate change, study shows

Kate Ravilious

09, Nov, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Small cuts in air traffic would level off global heating caused by flying – study
Annual cuts of 2.5% would keep aviation’s contribution to global warming at about 0.04C, research suggests

Kate Ravilious

04, Nov, 2021 @9:00 AM

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Terrawatch: Earth’s ‘boring’ plate tectonics period
Curious report suggests calm thousand millennia of ‘Boring Billion’ was more lively than thought

Kate Ravilious

03, Nov, 2021 @6:00 AM

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How trees in Finland throw up their own parasols to keep cool
Study of boreal forest shows first direct observational evidence of this negative climate feedback mechanism

Kate Ravilious

26, Oct, 2021 @5:00 AM

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Does noise worsen on warm days?
Study finds noise-related disputes peak in summer and autumn, and more likely when it is windy, humid or hot

Kate Ravilious

16, Oct, 2021 @5:00 AM

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