Climate and Agriculture in the Southeast

Video: Closing the Ozone Hole

You may remember that the development of the ozone hole in the stratosphere due to the presence of man-refrigerant gases which interfered with the absorption of ultraviolet light was a huge issue a number of years back. Due to the banning of these gases, the ozone hole has finally begun…
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Midwestern farmers sound the alarm on climate change

Changes in temperature in the Southeast over the last 100 years or so have been relatively small, especially compared to other parts of the US and the world. That has led to what we call a “warming hole” in the Southeast that gives people here the impression that global temperatures…
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“Winter wild card? El Niño “Modoki”event possible”

As you know if you’ve been following this blog, an El Niño appears to be forming in the Eastern Pacific Ocean and is expected to develop over the next couple of months and last through the winter (gory details of the technical discussion can be found at http://www.cpc.noaa.gov/products/analysis_monitoring/lanina/enso_evolution-status-fcsts-web.pdf). A number of…
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