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12-30-2021 – Last show of 2021! 12/30 by All About Wine BTR [Video]

Climate change is altering Europe’s wine industry. This, and much more on tonight’s All About WIne Hosted by Ron since 2009. Wine maker, cellar master, vineyardist and tasting expert, Ron, makes wine less confusing and more fun. Learn something new each week during the show. We are always looking for guests to talk about their winery, vineyard, wine-related product, enology, horticulture and more. Visit our website for details on how to “be a guest”. We are not taking calls any more during the LIVE show, however, join us in chat on our Facebook page, YouTube or our BlogTalkRadio page

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Stunning ‘shuga’ ice floes form on Warsaw’s river [Video]

These stunning ice floes are known as ‘shuga’LOCATION: Warsaw, Poland(SOUNDBITE) (Polish) HYDROLOGIST AT POLAND’S NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF METEOROLOGY AND WATER MANAGEMENT, GRZEGORZ WALIJEWSKI, SAYING:”Shuga is a spiky form of ice. It is very glue-like, one can’t believe how easy it sticks to literally everything. For shuga to appear, the river water has to freeze. The water temperature has to be below zero degrees Celsius, and – here is a fun fact – this water can have a negative value. So, the water temperature can be minus one degree Celsius. I know it sounds strange because we learned at school that water freezes at zero degrees Celsius, but certain movements within the water allow it to be liquid at minus one degree Celsius.”The ice floes are a common natural phenomenon in Polandbut they have been occurring less frequentlySOUNDBITE) (Polish) HYDROLOGIST AT POLAND’S NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF METEOROLOGY AND WATER MANAGEMENT, GRZEGORZ WALIJEWSKI, SAYING:”In our geographical latitude and longitude, the shuga ice is a quite common phenomenon. It is not abnormal, it is not real news to us.””However, what is new is the fact that this phenomenon occurs less and less often because of climate change.”

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Investment and climate change Arizona US, global warming US, climate crisis US, carbon dioxide US, [Video]

Investment and climate change Arizona US, global warming US, climate crisis US, carbon dioxide US, co2 US,When fossil fuels are burned, about 50% of the carbon dioxide that’s released remains in the atmosphere; 25% is absorbed by land, plants and trees; and 25% is absorbed by oceans.Energy production and use are the largest source of greenhouse gas emissions around the world:China 30% US 15% India 7% Russian 5% Japan 3% Europe 28 countries 9% Other 31%Invest:Hydropower,Nuclear power,Wind power,Solar power.Nuclear power is the second-largest source of low carbon energy used today to produce electricity, following hydropower. During operation, nuclear power plants produce almost no greenhouse gas emissions. According to the IEA, the use of nuclear power has reduced carbon dioxide emissions by more than 60 gigatonnes over the past 50 years, which is almost two years’ worth of global energy-related emissions.TagsInvestment and climate change Arizona US, Investment and climate change, Investment and global warming, Investment and climate crisis, Investments and co2, Investments and carbon dioxide, Investment and global warming Arizona US, Investment and climate crisis Arizona US, Investments and co2 Arizona US, Investments and carbon dioxide Arizona US, #Investment #ClimateChange #GlobalWarming #ClimateCrisis #Co2 #CarbonDioxide #InvestmentUS #GlobalWarmingUS #ClimateChangeUS #ClimateCrisisUS #Co2US #CarbonDioxide #Shortsinvestment and climate change arizona us, investment and climate change us, investment and climate change, investment and global warming, investment and climate crisis, investments and co2, investments and carbon dioxide, investment and global warming us, investment and climate crisis us, investments and co2 us, investments and carbon dioxide us, investment and global warming arizona us, investment and climate crisis arizona us, investments and co2 arizona us, investments and carbon dioxide arizona us,

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Climate Change 2021: Another Year of New Extremes [Video]

What has a person who is aged 37 or less missed out on? Someone who was born 37 years ago, in 1984 has never experienced a month where temperatures have been normal or below normal. So there has not been a single month out of the last 444 months when temperatures have followed the normal trend. In 2021, This happened despite the cooling effects of La Nina at the beginning and towards the end of the year.In Argentina 75 percent of the Parana basin underwent moderate to exceptional drought. On the other extreme there were devastating floods at many places. On July 20, Zhengzhou region in Henan province of China received 382 mm of rain in six hours. The region gets about 641mm of rainfall annually . Between July 13 and 15, Germany and Belgium also experienced floods that killed 100 people. Some locations in the countries received twice their monthly rain in the three days. Flooding in India, Ethiopia, Sudan, Nepal and Japan also killed 900 people overall.But the most freak events took place in the Arctic region. The region where polar bears live and the region which is often called the climate capital of earth. Any change in the Arctic has ramifications in the weather patterns across the world. But two freakish and disturbing events in the Arctic may have set in motion other extreme climatic events across the world. The first was rainfall at the Summit Station of the Greenland ice sheet, which is perched at 3,200 meter above sea level. This is the highest point of the ice sheet and has never experienced rainfall before on record. On August 14, 2021, along with the rainfall temperature rose above zero degrees for around 9 hours leading to rapid melting of ice all throughout the ice sheet. There was widespread melting for the next three days. On August 14, the melting extended across 872,000 sq km, a size larger than the geographical area of entire south India. Now the Greenland ice sheet has seen rain only four times ever, but never at Summit station, its highest point. When was the first time that rain happened on the Greenland Ice Sheet? It was in 1995. If fingers need to be pointed they must be pointed at global warming. The arctic is warming up twice as fast as the rest of the world. The second extraordinary weather event in the Arctic region was also connected to warm sea surfaces and higher than normal air temperatures. In the middle of July, the region was struck by three consecutive storm days accompanied by lightning, an event that “Forecasters hadn’t seen before” (Ed Plumb of the United States National Weather Service told Reuters). The genesis of storms also needs heat on the surface of the ocean or the land to generate convection which normally should not be available in the Arctic. Lightning strikes in the Arctic have tripled in the last decade.The disruption of the Arctic weather systems means disruption of the weather patterns in the rest of the world. Extreme rainfall in southern India in the month of January 2021, could be linked to stratospheric warming in the Arctic. During such events the temperature of the stratosphere, the second layer of the atmosphere, can increase by up to 50 degree Celsius within 10 days. This disrupts the stratospheric polar vortex, a fast flowing band of winds over the Arctic, which in turn can have wide ranging impacts in the tropospheric (lower atmosphere) wind patterns across the world. Just like no weatherman could imagine rains and convective storms over the arctic, no one could imagine parts of Canada experiencing temperatures similar to the gulf countries. Temperatures increased by over 16 degrees celsius over the normal in many places in Canada in the last week of June. Temperatures touched 49.6 degrees celsius in Lytton, a village in Canada’s British Columbia province. Heat waves caused wildfires in forested areas of the impacted regions. In fact 90 percent of the village of Lytton was destroyed by the wildfire there. Wildfires released smoke which formed clouds. These clouds generated mini storms which caused more lightning strikes. These lightning strikes ignited more wildfires, creating a loop. During the heatwave Canada witnessed 710,117 lightning strikes over a single night. 2021 saw every country in every continent breach climate barriers. Every region saw breaches in the temperature records. Two cyclones, one each over the Bay of Bengal and the Arabian Sea, hit India in the month of May. Both of these cyclones were formed in a month which is not known for activity. October saw high temperatures even though La Nina had begun.Now we have only listed a handful of weather events here. There were hundreds more which we have not spoken about. But all these are a product of 1.1 degree celsius temperature rise. That was where we are at the end of 2021. One can only imagine what will happen if the temperatures increase by 2.7 degrees like the scientists have predicted. Will there be even a world left by then?

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Health Weather Report Today Tuesday, December 28th, 2021 [Video]

Atmospheric instability continues in the region, which means that people sensitive to climate changes can be affected in their health and in the good performance of their daily activities.The level of viruses and bacteria in the environment has risen to a high rate, so coughing, cold, sneezing, infection and sore throat can occur in some people with low immune systems, as well as fever, headache, and earache.

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COP26 in 10 Minutes | UN Climate Change [Video]

The UN Climate Change Conference (COP 26) took place from October 31 – November 13 in Glasgow, United Kingdom and ended with the adoption of the Glasgow Climate Pact. Here’s a summary of some of the conference’s highlights in under 10 minutes.—UN Climate Change on Twitter: twitter.com/UNFCCCUN Climate Change on Instagram: instagram.com/UNclimatechangeUN Climate Change on Facebook: facebook.com/UNclimatechangeWatch more on the COP26 Channel: YouTube.com/COP26The UNFCCC secretariat (UN Climate Change) is the United Nations entity tasked with supporting the global response to the threat of climate change. UNFCCC stands for United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change. The Convention has near universal membership (197 Parties) and is the parent treaty of the 2015 Paris Agreement. The main aim of the Paris Agreement is to keep the global average temperature rise this century as close as possible to 1.5 degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels. The UNFCCC is also the parent treaty of the 1997 Kyoto Protocol. The ultimate objective of all three agreements under the UNFCCC is to stabilize greenhouse gas concentrations in the atmosphere at a level that will prevent dangerous human interference with the climate system, in a time frame which allows ecosystems to adapt naturally and enables sustainable development.#COP26 #UNClimateChange #ClimateChange

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Climate changes create havoc | Ecofriendly Kind World Episode 05 #climatechange #podcast #climate [Video]

Animals and Plant life are struggling to adapt to the climate change conditions for their survival. Check us out on: Google Podcasts: https://podcasts.google.com/feed/aHR0cHM6Ly9hbmNob3IuZm0vcy83NjNjYWMxNC9wb2RjYXN0L3Jzcw Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/3R3Am65s6mvg9U6oNoXBCI Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCw5CDHfwyN-oLTcBFwzmNQQ Anchor: https://anchor.fm/eco-friendly-kind-world Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/iamecofriendlyworld Twitter: https://twitter.com/ecofrndlyworld LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/ecofriendlyworld Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/iamecofriendlyworldReferences: https://climate.nasa.gov/ https://epa.gov https://thesolutionsproject.org https://cei.org https://climatechangeaustralia.gov.au https://c2es.org https://nrdc.org https://www.worldwildlife.org/threats/effects-of-climate-change

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AP photographers reflect on major 2021 stories [Video]

Associated Press photographers describe their experiences during a year marked by the pandemic, the impact of climate change, immigration, the Taliban takeover in Afghanistan and the attack on the US Capitol. (Dec. 30)Subscribe for more Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/AssociatedPress Website: https://apnews.com Twitter: https://twitter.com/AP Facebook: https://facebook.com/APNews Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/APNews/​You can license this story through AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/metadata/youtube/a21abeefdf6746708ffb4f60073d0691