Stefan Rahmstorf

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Name: Stefan Rahmstorf
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 1 reports

Trapped atmospheric waves triggered more weather extremes

Weather extremes in the summer - such as the record heat wave in the United States that hit corn farmers and worsened wildfires in 2012 - have reached an exceptional number in the last ten years. Man-made global warming can explain a gradual increase ... [Published Environmental Expert - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

Another study finds a strong link between Extreme Weather and Global Warming

I think its worh noting that the Weather Network is the source for this article about a new study that establishes a strong link between an increase in extreme weather events and Global Warming.Researchers link extreme weather events to global warming ... [Published Daily Kos - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 15 2014 - Updated Aug 15 2014 - 1 reports

More Research Linking Global Warming To Bad Weather Events [Greg Laden's Blog]

A new paper advances our understanding of the link between anthropogenic global warming and the apparent uptick in severe weather events we’ve been experiencing. Let’s have a look at the phenomenon and the new research. Climate Change: The Good, ... [Published ScienceBlogs : Combined Feed - Aug 15 2014]
First reported Aug 13 2014 - Updated Aug 13 2014 - 1 reports

‘Rossby Waves’ Plus Global Warming Equals Devastating Heat Waves For Planet

Record heatwaves like the one that ravaged corn crops in the United States in 2012 were not only due to global warming, they are accentuated by Rossby Waves, says a new report in Science Daily .The trapping of giant waves in the atmosphere – called Rossby ... [Published Inquisitr - Aug 13 2014]
First reported Aug 11 2014 - Updated Aug 12 2014 - 3 reports

Summer weather extremes on the rise because of climate change

Tuesday, August 12th, 2014 By“The large number of recent high-impact extreme weather events has struck and puzzled us,” said Dim Coumou, lead author of the study.“Of course we are warming our atmosphere by emitting CO2 from fossil fuels, but the increase ... [Published Blue & Green Tomorrow - Aug 12 2014]
First reported Aug 12 2014 - Updated Aug 12 2014 - 1 reports

Air Waves Trapped in Warmer Arctic Caused Extreme Weather

Extreme weather events, such as theheatwave that devastated crops and killed dozens in the U.S. in2012, are becoming more frequent as a shift in the climate trapsgiant waves of air, researchers in Germany said.The waves, which transport cold and warm ... [Published Bloomberg - Aug 12 2014]
First reported Aug 12 2014 - Updated Aug 12 2014 - 1 reports

Quasi-resonant circulation and extreme weather [Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences]

Dim Coumou a , 1 , Vladimir Petoukhov a , Stefan Rahmstorf a , Stefan Petri a , and Hans Joachim Schellnhuber a , b , 1 a Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research , 14412 Potsdam, Germany; and b Santa Fe Institute , Santa Fe, NM 87501Contributed ... [Published PNAS - Aug 12 2014]
First reported Aug 11 2014 - Updated Aug 11 2014 - 1 reports

Rapid rise in Arctic temperatures to blame for world’s extreme weather

Scientists have linked the rapid rise in Arctic temperatures over the past two decades to weather extremes in the northern hemisphere such as heatwaves in the US and flooding in Europe. Temperatures in the Arctic have risen twice as fast as the rest of ... [Published The Independent - Aug 11 2014]
First reported Aug 02 2014 - Updated Aug 02 2014 - 1 reports

Remember The “Very Early Warning Of Next El Niño” Paper By Ludescher? “False-Alarm Rates Below 0.1″!

Very recently the Australian Meteorological Institute issued a bulletin advising that the chance of an El Niño in 2014 had “ clearly eased “. And if one were to occur, it was “ increasingly unlikely to be a strong event “.Like this year’s El Niño itself ... [Published No Tricks Zone - Aug 02 2014]
First reported Aug 01 2014 - Updated Aug 01 2014 - 1 reports

Climate False-Alarmism Reaches New High…Australian Met Institute Confirms “Chance Of El Niño In 2014 Has Clearly Eased”!

Earlier this year the media were overflowing with reports about how a “super El Niño” was shaping up and that it could be a powerful one, so powerful in fact that it would make 2015 “ very likely to become the hottest year on record by far .” Read for ... [Published No Tricks Zone - Aug 01 2014]
First reported Jun 26 2014 - Updated Jun 26 2014 - 1 reports

What really annoys scientists about the state of the climate change debate?

_ Protesters at the office of a US senator who doubts the evidence of human-caused climate change. Photo: Joe Raedle/ "Don’t shoot the messenger," so the saying goes.But what if that message warns we might want to rethink that whole fossil fuel burning ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Jun 26 2014]
First reported May 16 2014 - Updated May 17 2014 - 2 reports

Antarctica’s Glaciers are Collapsing - Are We Ready To Pay Attention?

  The “irreversible collapse” of glaciers in Antarctica is dominating headlines around the world this week. News outlets are breathlessly reporting that the dramatic rise in sea levels that’s now on the cards. So what does it mean? Should we panic? ... [Published Greenpeace news - May 16 2014]

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"behind this, there is a subtle resonance mechanism that traps waves in the mid-latitudes and amplifies them strongly" said Stefan Rahmstorf, a researcher at the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research who co-authored a new study investigating these waves and how...
"evidence for actual changes in planetary wave activity was so far not clear. but by knowing what patterns to look for, we have now found strong evidence for an increase in these resonance events" said Stefan Rahmstorf, a climate researcher at the Potsdam institute

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Trapped atmospheric waves triggered more weathe... [Published Environmental Expert - Aug 22 2014]
Another study finds a strong link between Extre... [Published Daily Kos - Aug 19 2014]
More Research Linking Global Warming To Bad Wea... [Published ScienceBlogs : Combined Feed - Aug 15 2014]
‘Rossby Waves’ Plus Global Warming Equals Devas... [Published Inquisitr - Aug 13 2014]
Air Waves Trapped in Warmer Arctic Caused Extre... [Published Bloomberg - Aug 12 2014]
Summer weather extremes on the rise because of ... [Published Blue & Green Tomorrow - Aug 12 2014]
Rise in Arctic temperatures linked with extreme... [Published zeenews.com - Aug 12 2014]
Quasi-resonant circulation and extreme weather ... [Published PNAS - Aug 12 2014]
Rapid rise in Arctic temperatures to blame for ... [Published The Independent - Aug 11 2014]
Trapped atmospheric waves triggered more weathe... [Published PhysOrg.com - Aug 11 2014]
Remember The “Very Early Warning Of Next El Niñ... [Published No Tricks Zone - Aug 02 2014]
Climate False-Alarmism Reaches New High…Austral... [Published No Tricks Zone - Aug 01 2014]
What really annoys scientists about the state o... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Jun 26 2014]
Climate Change Books [Greg Laden's Blog] [Published ScienceBlogs : Combined Feed - Jun 05 2014]
Lennart Bengtsson and his media gambit on clima... [Published Uppsalainitiativet - May 29 2014]
Antarctica’s Glaciers are Collapsing - Are We R... [Published Greenpeace news - May 16 2014]
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New Studies Suggest Many Coastal Cities Eventua... [Published Think Progress - May 13 2014]
Conservative Climate Panel Warns World Faces ‘B... [Published Think Progress - Mar 31 2014]
Nate Silver’s New Science Writer Ignores The Da... [Published Think Progress - Mar 19 2014]
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The Global Warming Hiatus, 2013, And Some Data ... [Published Greg Laden's Blog - Jan 26 2014]
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More Research Linking Global Warming To Bad Wea... [Published ScienceBlogs : Combined Feed - Aug 15 2014]
A new paper advances our understanding of the link between anthropogenic global warming and the apparent uptick in severe weather events we’ve been experiencing. Let’s have a look at the phenomenon and the new research. Climate Change: The Good, ...
Climate Change Books [Greg Laden's Blog] [Published ScienceBlogs : Combined Feed - Jun 05 2014]
I was recently asked what books would be good to read to get up to speed on climate change. I asked around and got a few suggestions. There are several different kinds of books and the best book for you will depend on your interests. There are books ...
Lennart Bengtsson and his media gambit on clima... [Published Uppsalainitiativet - May 29 2014]
Some background and replies to Lennart Bengtsson's post I am sad to have witnessed the changes in Lennart Bengtsson's media presence over the last few years. At first it was just a few comments in local media such as this article in UNT 2009 stating ...
Antarctica’s Glaciers are Collapsing - Are We R... [Published Greenpeace news - May 16 2014]
  The “irreversible collapse” of glaciers in Antarctica is dominating headlines around the world this week. News outlets are breathlessly reporting that the dramatic rise in sea levels that’s now on the cards. So what does it mean? Should we panic? ...
Antarctica’s Glaciers are Collapsing - Are We R... [Published The Greenpeace weblog - May 16 2014]
  The “irreversible collapse” of glaciers in Antarctica is dominating headlines around the world this week. News outlets are breathlessly reporting that the dramatic rise in sea levels that’s now on the cards. So what does it mean? Should we panic? ...
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