articles tagged "Climate Change"

Climate Change: The Prequel

Monday, 21 April 2014 | buzz
Feng He

The scientific evidence is in: human-influenced climate change is real and it started 5,000 years ago. UW Researcher Feng He joins us to tell us more. more »

Environmental Issues to Shape 2014

Friday, 17 January 2014 | A Public Affair
Steve Horn

To continue our discussion from last week about most important environmental issues of 2013, we explored the environmental issues that we are facing in 2014. Check out this edition of A Public Affair to learn more! more »

Climate Change is Affecting Dane County

Tuesday, 14 January 2014 | A Public Affair
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What are some of the local effects of climate change? How is it affecting our county financially, agriculturally and environmentally? Learn more by listening to this edition of A Public Affair! more »

The Environmental Issues of 2013

Friday, 10 January 2014 | A Public Affair
The Globe

We have faced a lot of environmental conflicts in 2013. What do you think were some of the most important issues of 2013? Will any of those issues carry over into 2014? Check out this year end wrap up of environmental issues of 2013 to find out more! more »

Hardware of Death Tracking Killer Storms

Wednesday, 20 November 2013 | buzz
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On November 8, Typhoon Haiyan made landfall in the Philippines, bringing it with it winds up to 230 miles per hour, and a storm surge over 13 feet high. The death toll in the Philippines is expected to reach over 2,300, with millions displaced from their homes. Typhoon Haiyan comes hot on the heels of other mega storms, like Hurricanes Sandy and Katrina. We may not be able to prevent such storms, but what if we had more time to be able to get people out of harm’s way? The University of Wisconsin’s Cooperative Institute for Meteorological Satellite Studies is at the center of the effort to track and predict where such storms go and when they will land. Derrick Herndon, Senior Researcher with the C.I.M.S.S. joined the Monday Buzz on 11/18/2013 to tell more about the latest in storm tracking. more »

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