Regions and Countries: floods

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Floods everywhere

It’s hard to keep up with the climate news these days. A quick search of flooding in Google News gives the following headlines in just the last week: Sidney, Australia Bangla Desh Pakistan Nicaragua Brazil Philippines Ghana China And a summary story on the connections between flooding and climate change […]

The moon wobbles? Who knew?

From the we-bet-you-didn’t-know-this department: A report from NASA (here; in laymen’s language here) reminds us that there are irregularities in the moon’s orbit (“wobbles” to the common person) on an 18.6 year cycle that affect earth’s tides, with half of the cycle producing lower-than-normal tides, and the other half resulting […]