Joanne Davies

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9 Spectacular Sunsets That Highlight the Beauty of Golden Hour

Ask any landscape photographer when their favorite time to shoot is, and they’ll most likely say Golden Hour.Golden Hour light is unparalleled in …

2016 Was the Hottest Year on Record, and Humans Are to Blame

<i>This story originally appeared in the Guardian and is part of the Climate Desk collaboration.</i><p>2016 was the hottest year on record, setting a new high …

Britain's Halley VI Research Station Closed by Antarctic Ice Crack

A giant crack in an Antarctic ice shelf has forced a team of scientists to abandon their station for the winter.<p>The British Antarctic Survey (BAS) said Monday it was moving its 88-strong team away from the Halley VI Research Station after the 30-mile crack appeared around 10 miles to the north of …

Warm Air Invades Arctic Again, Slowing Sea Ice Growth

A surge of warm air and stormy weather has once again invaded the Arctic, sending temperatures soaring and stagnating winter sea ice growth. These …

The last time Earth was this hot was 125,000 years ago

Proving once more that climate change is a runaway problem, scientists discovered that the earth is the hottest it’s been in 125,000 years. The last …

Climate Change

The price of rising seas: drowning wetlands

Some of California’s most cherished coastal wetlands, where endangered birds chatter and green growth thrives, could turn to mudflats by the middle …

Sea Level

These unsettling images from NASA show just how fast Earth is changing

We all know that Earth is changing in dramatic ways on a daily basis, but sometimes you need a bird's eye view - or a satellite feed - to really appreciate the evolution of our planet.<p>That's exactly what you get with a new set of images recently released by NASA, showing dramatic shifts in forest …

Global Warming

US scientists raise bar for sea level by 2100

In the last days of Barack Obama's administration, US government scientists warned even more sea level rise is expected by century's end than …

35 Images Just Released by NASA That Prove Climate Change Is Real

By •<p>Human activity has drastically changed the Earth. Flip through the slides for photos from NASA's new series, "Images of Change."<p>Wikimedia …

Europe faces droughts, floods and storms as climate change accelerates

Europe and northern hemisphere are warming at faster pace than the global average and ‘multiple climatic hazards’ are expected, says study<p>Europe’s Atlantic-facing countries will suffer heavier rainfalls, greater flood risk, more severe storm damage and an increase in “multiple climatic hazards”, …

Climate Change

NASA releases startling new images showing 30 years of change on Earth

We hear plenty of news about melting glaciers, droughts and massive industrial projects that are dramatically changing the face of the planet, but …

Global sea level rise will disproportionately affect much of the US coastline

In grim climate news, a new report by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration warns that, while sea levels are rising around the world, …

Climate science isn’t political. Lying about it is.

What it means that 2016 is the hottest year on record.<p><i>“There are now dozens of hockey sticks and the all come to the same basic conclusion. The</i> …

Global warming could increase levels of toxic mercury in fish, experts warn

Global warming could lead to raised levels of toxic mercury in the fish we eat, new research suggests.<p>Increased rainfall and melting snow and ice is …

As water temperatures rise, some fish are breeding earlier — and more often

Some small Alaska fish have made a big change in response to a warming climate — they are breeding earlier and, in some cases, twice a year, …

Scientists think they finally know how Antarctica was formed, and it contains 'an interesting lesson' about our future

Still, it's remained a bit of a mystery how the ice sheets on the continent came to be.<p>About 34 million years ago, the Antarctica ice sheets formed very rapidly, which has puzzled scientists. There are two main competing theories for its creation, both of which are based on global climate change …

Climate Change

Hurricane Season 2018: How Long It Lasts and What to Expect

Whipping winds, torrential downpours, power outages and floods — hurricane season in the Atlantic brings a host of dramatic and dangerous weather …

Weather

Supermarkets ration vegetables as extreme weather hits supplies -sparking #LettuceCrisis jokes

Supermarkets have taken to rationing vegetables after extreme weather in the Mediterranean caused supply shortages.<p>Shoppers have been venting their frustration on social media, sharing pictures of empty vegetable aisles during their trips to supermarkets.<p>Worried consumers shared photos of the …

Frosty stag just as fed up with the cold weather as us humans

<b>This frosty stag is just as sick of the cold weather as us human</b>s.<p>The deer looks more than a little wintry as he pops his head up from a mass of …

Here's footage of a "lava firehose" in case you've completely forgotten what warmth is

If a groundhog is to be trusted, we’ll be freezing our asses off for longer than we’d like, so let’s scour the internet in search of stuff that helps …

January was really warm — but February could bring heavy snow

It was the warmest January in more than a decade in the Big Apple, according to meteorologists, who predicted a change later this month — with the …

January was hottest month on record in Sydney and Brisbane, says weather bureau

Sydney’s average maximum temperature was 29.6C and Brisbane’s was 27.2C, with spell of hot weather continuing in February<p>Sydney and Brisbane residents have just sweated through the hottest month on record.<p>Sydney’s average maximum temperature for January was 29.6C, beating the previous mark of 29.5C …

Crippling Ice, Heavy Rain Expected as Storm Hits Central US

A winter storm that brought heavy snow and rainfall to northern California is descending upon the southern Plains, packing crippling ice …

Forecast: Deadly Southern Storm Hits NYC This Afternoon

The violent storm that produced tornadoes across the South this weekend, killing at least 19 people, has moved northeast and will be a major coastal …

Weather

Tornado deaths over weekend exceed 2016 toll

<b>(CNN) —</b> The Southeast picked up the pieces on Monday after deadly tornadoes tore through the region, killing more people in one weekend than in all of last year, and officials called out for the federal government to urgently help their devastated communities.<p>At least 41 reported twisters ravaged …

Weather

New Brunswick weather: nasty ice storm moving in

Freezing rain is expected across New Brunswick with many southern areas also under a rain warning, according to Environment Canada.<p>St. Thomas …

Interesting Photo of the Day: Not Your Average Wildlife Photo Shoot

Have you ever seen a bird pose for a squirrel for a portrait shot? What about when they switch roles and photograph each other? These two photos show …

Air pollution stunts coral growth

Related images<br>(click to enlarge)<p>A new study has found that pollution from fine particles in the air -- mainly the result of burning coal or volcanic …

Metal pollution puts bumblebees at risk

<b>U. PITTSBURGH (US) —</b> Bumblebees may ingest toxic amounts of aluminum and nickel when they visit flowers growing in polluted soil, new research …