Tag Archive for 'storms'

Guernsey Environment Department requests reports of dead seabirds

February 22nd, 2014 by States of Guernsey Environment Department

The States of Guernsey Environment Department organised a count of seabirds washed-up dead around Guernsey’s coast on Saturday 22 February 2014. By 6 p.m. 79 dead seabirds, including guillemots, razorbills, shags, puffins and a great northern diver had been collected from the Guernsey shore and brought to the central collection point at Cobo kiosk car […]

Atlantic hurricane storm surges will increase with global warming

March 26th, 2013 by National Oceanography Centre

Extreme storm events of the magnitude of Hurricane Katrina will occur more frequently because of climate change, according to a study involving the National Oceanography Centre in Liverpool. The research, published in the paper ‘Projected Atlantic hurricane surge threat from rising temperatures‘ in ‘Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the USA (PNAS) concludes […]

The Confederation of British Industry (CBI) reports on why climate matters for business

September 18th, 2010 by Confederation of British Industry

The CBI‘s report on adaptation recognises that our infrastructure is not ready for the radical changes ahead to Britain’s climate and call for the Government to make its environmental data more easily available to help businesses prepare for the risks of climate change. To find out more about the CBI’s work on climate change visit […]