East Asia typhoons have been increasing in intensity, a trend that is expected to continue and take a heavier toll throughout the western Pacific rim and posing greater challenges to regional and world leaders.
Arctic warming and sea ice loss is reducing ocean-atmosphere heat exchange and the flow of ocean waters that fuel the Gulf Stream and Atlantic Meridional Overtuning Circulation, according to groundbreaking new oceanographic climate research. That raises the prospect of a much colder Europe,
Atlantic mackerel are moving north and east, dispersing more widely into warmer waters off the US and Canadian continental shelves, according to new research from NOAA fisheries scientists. The findings are of significance to commercial and recreational fishermen, and indicate broader changes within the regional marine food web are likely underway.