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Vote! #RenameHagupit

Blog entry by Stephanie Brancaforte | December 6, 2014

Typhoon Hagupit is barreling toward the Philippines, a year almost to the day since supertyphoon Haiyan killed thousands and devastated an entire city. While we can't directly attribute any one superstorm to climate change, we do know...

Extreme weather

Page | March 16, 2006 at 22:43

There is strong evidence that extreme weather events - such as hurricanes, floods, droughts and heat waves - are increasing because of climate change. In fact, the Financial Initiative of the UN Environment Program (UNEP) recently calculated...

The Christchurch Floods

Blog entry by Nathan Argent | March 6, 2014

Today, our thoughts go out to the people of Christchurch who are once again waking up to another natural disaster. As the true extent of the damage becomes apparent, many neighbourhoods will be pulling together to overcome the severe...

Extreme weather and climate change: How long must we sing this song?

Blog entry by Dr. Paul Johnston | January 19, 2011

Extreme weather events will be more frequent in a warming world. Anyone reading the news about recent extreme weather events will understandably be confused by the varied statements regarding the attribution of these events...

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