Posts Tagged ‘Rain’

Sinning in the Rain: crimes go up when it rains on Sunday

Thursday, December 9th, 2021

A forthcoming study from the Review of Economics and Statistics called Sinning in the Rain, found that the more it rains on Sunday mornings, the more white-collar, drug Рand alcohol-related crimes there are. More rain means fewer people go to church, said the study’s author, Jonathan Moreno-Medina, assistant professor of economics at the University Read more

Thousands of weather stations show there’s more heat and rain

Thursday, September 17th, 2020

A major global update based on data from more than 36,000 weather stations around the world confirms that, as the planet continues to warm, extreme weather events such as heatwaves and heavy rainfall are now more frequent, more intense, and longer. The research is based on a dataset known as HadEX and analyses 29 indices Read more