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Snow Blanket for the Andes (Nasa Earth Observatory)

As extreme summer heatwaves deepened droughts and fueled wildfires in the Northern Hemisphere, winter storms brewed south of the equator. In July 2022, back-to-back...

Rare Peek at Patagonia in Winter (Nasa Earth Observatory)

In southern South America, clouds often rule the skies. But in June 2020, just the right weather patterns were in place to provide a...

Fires Blaze Through South-Central Chile (NASA Earth Observatory)

toked by a summer heat wave and strong winds, widespread fires have been raging through south-central Chile since February 2, 2023. Over the course...

Highest weather station in the Andes will help scientists search for climate answers (National...

The newly installed station will help Chile understand a historic drought with no signs of easing. Tupungato is one of the tallest mountains in Chile...

‘We beg God for water’: Chilean lake turns to desert, sounding climate change alarm...

The Penuelas reservoir in central Chile was until twenty years ago the main source of water for the city of Valparaiso, holding enough water...

CR2 Analysis | COP28 in Dubai: A Glimmer of Hope or Half-Baked Progress?

By Fabrice Lambert, CR2 Associate Researcher The 28th Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP28) concluded in Dubai...

A Strained Water System in Chile (Nasa Earth Observatory)

Intense droughts lasting a year or two are common in Chile and other countries with Mediterranean climates. But the drought currently gripping central Chile—which...

Wildfires burning in Chile are among the deadliest in country’s record (New Scientist)

Fires in central and southern Chile, exacerbated by extreme temperatures and megadrought, have led to at least 26 deaths and burned more than 2700...

18-27 January 2021: First (CR)2 Online Summer School

The goal of (CR)2 Summer School is to provide a holistic formation on anthropogenic climate change, including a basis from Earth sciences, its impacts...

CR2 News Report | Heatwaves and Extreme Roulette. What Does the Summer of 2024...

A study has concluded that heatwaves have increased throughout the country over the past four decades, primarily in the valleys of the central-southern...

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