Not The Weather Report
Climate change news for Thursday 19th of April 2018
"The remarkably rapid intensification of Sahelian [mesoscale convective systems] since the 1980s sheds new light on the response of organized tropical convection to global warming, and challenges conventional projections made by general circulation models"
"It is possible to limit warming to 1.5C above pre-industrial temperatures without using negative emissions from bioenergy with carbon capture and storage (BECCS) [says a study] published today in Nature Climate Change"
Photo credit: see #5 below
"Scientists... have discovered a massive and unique coral reef near the mouth of the Amazon, in an area where the French company Total intends to drill for oil. The [reef is] 1,000km long and [covers] 56,000 sq km"
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Article #2 photo by: Silke von Brockhausen/UNDP
Article #3 photo by: Helen Davidson for the Guardian
Article #5 photo by: Public Domain, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=649257