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Westjet cancels Hawaii flights as Hurricane Lane bears down on islands

Westjet cancels Hawaii flights as Hurricane Lane bears down on islands

Ahead of the hurricane's landfall, drenching rains began falling officials opened shelters. In the photos shared by Arnold, the hurricane looks like a massive circular saw blade, its vast gray mass blanketing the ocean below it. They have to make sure they have enough supplies to outlast prolonged power outages and other potential emergencies. Hawaii rarely gets hit. "As soon as my husband comes home - he has all the power tools". Consulte Mais Informação

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Sea Ice off Northern Greenland Breaks Up

Sea Ice off Northern Greenland Breaks Up

Climate scientists first recorded the disappearance of multi-year ice North of Greenland. Another climate researcher, Thomas Lavergne of the Norwegian Meteorological Institute, called the findings " scary " on social media. He told the Guardian: "I can not tell how long this open water patch will remain open, but even if it closes in few days from now, the harm will be done: the thick old sea ice will have been pushed away from the coast, to an area where it will melt more easily". Consulte Mais Informação

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Meet ‘STEVE’: The Purple Sky Glow That’s A Completely New, Unknown Phenomenon

But this dazzling purple-and-white ribbon in the sky , recently discovered by citizen scientists , is in fact an entirely new celestial phenomenon, researchers report in a new study . In the new University of Calgary study, Gallardo-Lacourt and her colleagues chose to use the data recorded that night to further investigate Steve's mysterious origins. Consulte Mais Informação

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Bringing back coal will kill thousands of people per year

Bringing back coal will kill thousands of people per year

In the ACE proposal, the Trump administration has detailed several different ways states can go about regulating coal-fired power plants, as well as what the health-related consequences would look like in each scenario. Senate seat in West Virginia, a major coal-producing state. "It fails to take meaningful action to fight climate change and would actually increase emissions across the country", she said in a statement . Consulte Mais Informação

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Steve The Weird 'Aurora' Is Not What We Thought It Was

Steve The Weird 'Aurora' Is Not What We Thought It Was

But, what if we told you that STEVE is not even a real aurora , and is in fact a totally new event that has amazed scientists? Why is STEVE So Different from the Aurora Borealis? These days, there are "more than 100" of those opportunities a night, and when a Swarm satellite was in the right place at the right time, it recorded STEVE as responsible for the temperature 300km above Earth jumping by 3000°C. Consulte Mais Informação

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Category 5 Hurricane Lane bears down on Hawaii

Category 5 Hurricane Lane bears down on Hawaii

Unlike Hurricane Hector , which skirted the Hawaiian Islands earlier this month, Lane is projected to veer north-northwest and drench the Aloha State's most populated areas. Tropical storm watch or hurricane watch will likely be issued for parts of the islands Tuesday. Only two hurricanes have made landfall in Hawaii since modern record keeping began; Hurricane Dot in 1959, and 1992's Hurricane Iniki, a category four storm that made landfall west of Kauai. Consulte Mais Informação

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Hurricane Lane, a unsafe Category 4 storm, headed toward Hawaii

Hurricane Lane, a unsafe Category 4 storm, headed toward Hawaii

Ige said the emergency proclamation will allow the state to be proactive by pre-positioning state assets to support county emergency responders. Watches may be extended to the western islands, the Hurricane Center said. Hawaii County Civil Defence Agency today announced several road and park closures. The Hurricane Center urged residents of Hawaii to prepare for the storm. Consulte Mais Informação

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Trump administration proposes rolling back Obama's Clean Power Plan

Trump administration proposes rolling back Obama's Clean Power Plan

The proposal is projected to release 12 times the amount of carbon dioxide into the atmosphere compared with Obama's Clean Power Plan , according to The Washington Post . But the plan is "an opportunity not just to keep carbon pollution neutral but increase it". "What we see is an ongoing significant shift in the direction of natural gas and renewable energy generation". Consulte Mais Informação

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Aussies put out their potatoes for Peter Dutton after failed leadership challenge

Aussies put out their potatoes for Peter Dutton after failed leadership challenge

Turnbull must return to the polls by May 2019 and could break the impasse by calling an early election. The government has trailed Labor in most opinion polls since the last election in 2016. "Voters will do what they always do they react very badly to internal tensions, to disunity", Mr. Economou said. Before the ballot, Environment Minister Josh Frydenberg had warned government colleagues that they would lose popularity if they dumped Turnbull. Consulte Mais Informação

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Million-dollar boosts for 60 drought towns

Million-dollar boosts for 60 drought towns

The total amount available for loans each year will also be doubled from $250 million to $500 million. "And fodder storage, grain storage is absolutely critical", Turnbull said. He will work with government to facilitate coordination of service delivery, including the Drought Commissioner in NSW , Drought Commissioners in Queensland , the Farm Liaison Officer appointed by the Department of Agriculture and Water Resources and relevant agencies in other states. Consulte Mais Informação

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Permafrost carbon leak could peak within a few decades

Permafrost carbon leak could peak within a few decades

Existing models now attribute about 20 percent of the permafrost carbon feedback this century to methane, with the rest due to carbon dioxide from terrestrial soils. "On land, it's a more gradual thaw process, centimeters per year". This process wakes up microbes in the soil that decompose soil organic matter and as a result release carbon dioxide and methane back into the atmosphere. Consulte Mais Informação

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