Overall Green alert Drought for Western Australia-2020
in Australia

Event summary

The drought has lasted for 6 months. Drought indicators suggest anomalies typical of mild to severe events.

GDACS ID DR 1013971
Name: Western Australia-2020
Countries: Australia
Start Date: Middle of Mar 2020
Duration: 204 days
Impact: Minor impact for agricultural drought in 64353 km2
More info: Global Drought Observatory

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Balancing the carbon budget – how local scientists are tackling the cl ... Wed, 30 Sep 2020 09:49:00 +0200.

“There is too much carbon dioxide going into the atmosphere and not enough coming back into the planet,” explains Asher Minns, executive director at the Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Research , which is celebrating its 20th anniversary
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Balancing the carbon budget – how local scientists are tackling the cl ... Wed, 30 Sep 2020 09:45:00 +0200.

“There is too much carbon dioxide going into the atmosphere and not enough coming back into the planet,” explains Asher Minns, executive director at the Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Research , which is celebrating its 20th anniversary
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Global warming is in evidence locally on the Norfolk Broads, where coa ... Wed, 30 Sep 2020 09:32:00 +0200.

“There is too much carbon dioxide going into the atmosphere and not enough coming back into the planet,” explains Asher Minns, executive director at the Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Research , which is celebrating its 20th anniversary
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A new study of ocean salinity finds substantial amplification of the g ... Tue, 29 Sep 2020 17:52:00 +0200.

Water and its movements within or between atmosphere, land and ocean defines the global water cycle and is central to the climate system. Almost all weather and climate phenomena are in some way tied to the water cycle. Examples include ext
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