La Tormenta Marie amenaza convertirse en huracán frente a costa oeste de México

México, 22 ago (EFE).- La tormenta tropical Marie ha cobrado fuerza en las  últimas horas mientras avanza de forma paralela a las costas mexicanas del  Pacífico, y se prevé que en las próximas horas alcance la categoría de huracán,  informó hoy el Servicio Meteorológico Nacional (SMN).

En un boletín emitido a las 22.15 hora local (03.15 GMT del sábado), el SMN  indicó que el meteoro se encontraba a 590 kilómetros al sur de Manzanillo,  estado occidental de Colima.

Marie desarrolla vientos máximos sostenidos de 110 kilómetros por hora,  rachas de hasta 140, y presenta un desplazamiento hacia el oeste-noroeste a 24  kilómetros por hora.

En el transcurso de las próximas horas, Marie generará lluvias torrenciales  (de 150 a 250 milímetros) con tormentas

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Map to Show Climate Change Impact

 

 
 
 
 
London:             A new map developed by climatologists shows that climate change will impact the whole planet by the end of this century, if carbon emissions continue to increase.
The new map called "Human Dynamics of Climate Change" was launched on Wednesday at Foreign and Commonwealth Office, UK.
The map was developed by Met Office Hadley Centre with specific contributions from universities, British government and science organisations.
"We hope that this tool will help scientists, policy makers and governments better understand the threat that climate change poses to our collective

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Shipping Markets Eye El Nino Threat

Shipping Markets Eye El Nino Threat                       

 
 
 

A potential El Nino weather phenomenon, which could wreak havoc on global crops, is set to disrupt shipping patterns and raise freight costs, leaving suppliers and importers to cover their food needs from longer-haul destinations.

El Nino, a warming of sea-surface temperatures in the Pacific, can trigger floods and drought in different regions, hitting production of key foods such as rice, wheat and sugar. Weather forecasters are increasingly predicting it will return in 2014 for the first time in five years.

During previous El Nino patterns, the main sea freight index at London's Baltic Exchange has risen significantly. In February 2009 when El Nino appeared, the BDI was at 1,099 and it reached 2,998 in March 2010

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Climate Changes Coming Faster Than Any Time in Modern Civilization:

Climate Changes Coming Faster Than Any Time in Modern Civilization: Report

Brian Kahn, Climate CentralPublished: Jul 18, 2014, 10:25 AM EDTweather.com

 
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Scientists Baffled By This

 

Looking at the state of the climate, you can see heat everywhere. From the top of the globe to the depths of the oceans and everywhere in between, the climate is warming and changing in ways humans have never experienced.

Last year was between the globe’s third- and sixth-warmest year on record, including record

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Climate Change: Pioneering Radar Technology Discovers Refrozen Water at Base of Greenland Ice Sheet

By Esther Tanquintic-Misa | June 16, 2014 2:31 PM EST       

Ice-penetrating radar technology inserted aboard Nasa survey flights has discovered frozen forms of ice blocks at the very bottom of the Greenland ice sheet which are as tall as city skyscrapers and as wide as the island of Manhattan.

The Thwaites Glacier in Antarctica is seen in this undated NASA image. Vast glaciers in West Antarctica seem to be locked in an irreversible thaw linked to global warming that may push up sea levels for centuries, scientists said on May 12, 2014. Six glaciers including the Thwaites Glacier, eaten away from below by a warming of sea waters around the frozen continent, were flowing fast into the Amundsen Sea, according to the report based partly

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