Not The Weather Report
"The mammoth wave, which formed during a storm [near New Zealand's Campbell Island], dwarfed the previous [New Zealand] record of 19.4m measured... in May 2017, as well as a wave recorded in Australian waters in 2012 that measured 22.03m"
Photo credit: MetOcean Solutions: Dean Whaanga
Climate change news for Monday 14th of May 2018
"Rio's flagship aluminium smelters in Canada are powered by emissions-free hydro-electricity, and the company has in recent years sought to spruik the smelters' relatively low carbon footprint through the "RenewAL" brand of aluminium"
Photo credit: Ben Nelms
"The temperature at the surface of the Indian Ocean is about 1.5C higher than average. That equates to a larger amount of energy... attempting to evaporate... More rain will fall out of every storm, and the result will be a wetter-than-average... season..."
Photo credit: see #3 below
"Switzerland has begun talks with several developing nations to test pilot GHG-cutting initiatives, aiming to secure carbon credits that could be eventually used to help meet its Paris Agreement goal"
Photo credit: UN-REDD
Photo credit: Leo Miranda/USFWS
"Scientists photograph the glaciers to see how much snow remains from the previous winter. The less snow that remains, the more the glacier will shrink. The second part of [the] project is using... thousands of photos, both historic and new..."
Photo credit: see #6 below
Headline #3 photo: CC BY-SA 3.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=74716
Headline #6 photo: By TedPNYC at English Wikipedia - Transferred from en.wikipedia to Commons by Sreejithk2000 using CommonsHelper., Public Domain, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=10541763
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