Rising sea levels will spark ‘extraordinary’ US coastal flooding

Rising sea levels will spark ‘extraordinary’ coastal flooding in the US with some areas experiencing six days of high-tides by 2021, experts warn NOAA warns the US should expect ‘extraordinary’ flooding in the coming years  High-tides have become 13 times higher than what was observed in 1920 Experts say the increase is a result of … Read more Rising sea levels will spark ‘extraordinary’ US coastal flooding

Forget Silicon Valley, now Japan’s the land of the rising tech

Investing in companies that are part of the new digitalised world has proved a sound strategy for many investors in recent years – as well as in the past few months as the world has gone into lockdown and is only now slowly emerging from its mothballing.  Look at the US stock market and it … Read more Forget Silicon Valley, now Japan’s the
land of the rising tech

The 43 local authorities in England where Covid-19 cases are RISING

Forty-three authorities in England have suffered a spike in Covid-19 cases in the past week — but the outbreak in locked-down Leicester has shrunk by 18 per cent, official statistics revealed today. Southampton endured the biggest week-on-week rise in coronavirus infection rates, jumping 12-fold from 0.4 new cases for every 100,000 people living in the … Read more The 43 local authorities in England where Covid-19 cases are RISING

‘Rising chance’ world will exceed the key 1.5°C global warming limit in the next five years

WHAT CAUSED THE HEATWAVE? The heatwave was triggered by the build-up of high pressures over Europe over the past few days, leading to the northward movement of warm air from Europe over the UK. ‘At this time of year southerly winds will always lead to above average temperatures,’ said University of Reading meteorologist Peter Inness.  ‘Air from … Read more ‘Rising chance’ world will exceed the key 1.5°C global warming limit in the next five years

Why are US coronavirus deaths NOT rising after alarming case spikes across the nation?

Between 40,000 and 50,000 Americans have tested positive for coronavirus on a daily basis since late-June, up from a seven-day rolling average of about 20,000 infections a day at the end of May. The rises have prompted weeks of escalating worry and anxious anticipation of hospitals becoming overwhelmed all over again and the death toll … Read more Why are US coronavirus deaths NOT rising after alarming case spikes across the nation?