Climate change news for Thursday 22nd of March 2018
"Climate change will result in a massive movement of people... according to the World Bank. More than 140 million people in just three regions of the developing world are likely to migrate within their native countries between now and 2050, the first report on the subject has found"
"More of one of Antarctica's largest and most important glaciers is floating on top of the ocean than previously thought, researchers say, which could have a significant impact on the rise of global sea levels"
"The trends of both rainfall and circulation strength of the Indian summer monsoon has been reviving since 2002… These increases in rainfall, soil moisture, and vegetation together lead to a substantial reduction of ... dust"
"These days, urban planning that doesn’t factor in some sort of catastrophic weather event is like trying to build something in a fictional utopia. For [leading landscape architect] Kongjian Yu... the answer... lies in the past"
"More Arctic sea ice is entering the North Atlantic Ocean... [A] new study finds... ice... clogged normally open areas of ocean around Newfoundland... ice cover trapped many unsuspecting ships and sunk some boats"