The News for Monday 4th of June 2018
"Over the past century, marine heatwaves have become longer and more frequent around the world. The number of marine heatwave days increased by 54 per cent from 1925 to 2016, with an accelerating trend since 1982"
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"The link between climate change and more frequent, severe wildfires is well-known, but two new studies published... this month provided more insight into exactly how warming temperatures are increasing fire risk."
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Photo credit: U.S. National Park Service, via Flickr.
"[The State of] Victoria could see the end of ski seasons in 30 years, a state government report warns... most of the state's resorts are likely to have closed and the number of days each year of good natural snow cover on the ski slopes could be in single figures."
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Headline #1 photo: By Lizzy5 [CC BY-SA 4.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0)], from Wikimedia Commons
Headline #2 photo: By John Newman, from the interagency - Public Domain,
Headline #5 photo: By Chris Solnordal - own work, using a Canon SuperShot G6 digital camera., CC BY-SA 3.0,
Headline #6 photo: By Tânia Rêgo/ABr (Agência Brasil) [CC BY 3.0 br (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/br/deed.en)], via Wikimedia Commons