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New Zealand weather map

Publication | July 8, 2003 at 0:00

Wind map of New Zealandshowing mean wind speed (m/s) and mean wind density (W/m2) produce from the meteorological model TAPM for the surface (10m) and (50m) for the years 2001 – 2002 (NIWA, 2003).

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 extraordinary will become the norm

Blog entry by Simon Boxer | January 24, 2011

The term ‘one in a (usually 100, but increasingly 200) year flood/drought/storm’ is often used in the media to contextualise the latest weather event. Australia’s recent flooding is the latest example. But the reality now is...

Hurricane Sandy shows what happens in the Arctic doesn’t stay in the Arctic

Blog entry by Travis Nichols | November 7, 2012

This week, Shell finally put its 2012 Arctic drilling season out of its misery.  After a summer of snafus and false starts, the window for drilling closed on the global oil giant–until next year when it plans to try once again to...

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