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European summer weather linked to North Atlantic freshwater anomalies in preceding years

  2024-03-14 (or before) in

Abstract. Amplified Arctic ice loss in recent decades has been linked to the increased occurrence of extreme mid-latitude weather. The underlying mechanisms remain elusive, however. One potential link occurs through the ocean as the loss of sea ice and glacial ice leads to increased freshwater fluxes into the ocean. Thus, in this study, we examine the link between North Atlantic freshwater anomalies and European summer weather. Combining a comprehensive set of observational products, we show that stronger freshwater anomalies are associated with a sharper sea surface temperature front between the subpolar and the subtropical Nor...

  Tagged under: Climate Data | Europe | Science | Arctic

Melt rate of Greenland ice sheet can predict summer weather in Europe, scientist says

  2024-03-14 in The Guardian

Location, extent and strength of recent freshwater events suggest an unusually warm and dry summer over southern Europe this year

  Tagged under: Europe | Science | Climate Data | Greenland | Ice Melting

World’s largest sand battery set to slash emissions in Finnish town

  2024-03-10 (or before) in Euronews

The battery will be able to store a week’s heat demand in winter - how does it work?

  Tagged under: Europe | Energy Storage | Batteries | Wind Power

Europe unprepared for rapidly growing climate risks, report finds

  2024-03-10 in The Guardian

Dangers of wildfires, extreme weather and other factors outgrowing preparedness, European Environment Agency says

  Tagged under: Climate Change Impacts | Extreme Weather | European Union | Europe | Climate Change Adaption

Extreme weather conditions are causing avalanches, floods and landslides in Italy and France | Voice of Europe

  2024-03-04 in

Share this:FacebookXEmailGoogle+LinkedIn Read more: Severe weather ravages Europe: landslides in Italy and flash floods in Austria Europe braces for weather shift: heat wave to cool down amid extreme weather surges...

  Tagged under: Europe | Climate Change Impacts | Extreme Weather | France | Italy

Amsterdam to embrace 'doughnut' model to mend post-coronavirus economy

  2020-04-08 by Daniel Boffey in The Guardian

Dutch officials and British economist to use guide to help city thrive in balance with planet

  Tagged under: Doughnut Economics | Economics | Covid-19 | Europe

Europe’s state of the environment 2020: change of direction urgently needed to face climate change challenges, reverse degradation and ensure future prosperity

  2019-12-04 (or before) in European Environment Agency

Europe will not achieve its 2030 goals without urgent action during the next 10 years to address the alarming rate of biodiversity loss, increasing impacts of climate change and the overconsumption of natural resources. The European Environment Agency’s (EEA) latest ‘State of the Environment’ report published today states that Europe faces environmental challenges of unprecedented scale and urgency. The report says, however, there is reason for hope, amid increased public awareness of the need to shift to a sustainable future, technological innovations, growing community initiatives and stepped up EU action lik...

  Tagged under: Consumption | Sustainability | Biodiversity Loss | Climate Change | European Union | Europe | Climate Change Impacts | Economics

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