Hormone Replacement Therapy still troublesome

Findings published in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute (volume 103:296-305) indicate that taking HRT at the time of or shortly after onset of menopause significantly increases the risk of developing breast cancer compared with those who took a … Continue reading

Geoengineering La Niña

According to the WMO the current La Niña episode will continue to exist for at least another 2-4 months. Other sources state it may last until 2012. This La Niña could be the strongest in decades and is likely to … Continue reading

Floods & La Niña: direct, indirect and other causes to heavy rains around the world

Extreme rainfalls and floods across different continents dominate the global news. A connection to La Niña has been suggested. But to what extent can the floods in Colombia, Venezuela, Brazil, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Australia, the Philippines and north-western Europe be … Continue reading