Extreme Weather Increased Power Outages 1,000 % Since 1980s, and More!

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OO Extreme Weather Increased Power Outages 1,000 % Since 1980s 
Source: Climate Central

OO California’s Drought Is Not Going Away

OO Drought Is Driving Beef Prices To All-New Highs

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OO Southeast US Hit By Heavy Rains, Major Flooding – the type of extreme weather predicted to occur more frequently under continued climate change. Credit AP photo/Jay Reeves

OO Solomon Islands: Heavy Rains Cause Devastating Floods, Then Form Strong Cyclone – which barely missed devastating Australia.

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About melharte

Mel (Mary Ellen) Harte is a biologist (PhD) and climate change educator. She co-authored the free online book, COOL THE EARTH, SAVE THE ECONOMY, available at www.CoolTheEarth.US, and writes the CLIMATE CHANGE THIS WEEK column at the HuffingtonPost. Living summers in the alpine Rockies, she is on the frontlines of watching what climate change can do. Her diagnostic digital photographs of wildflowers have appeared in numerous publications.
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One Response to Extreme Weather Increased Power Outages 1,000 % Since 1980s, and More!

  1. This is one reason I put in a whole-house surge protector this year. Since we installed it, there have been outages in our area. We bought ours at amazon.com for around $75. It’s called the Sycom Surge Protector… and pumps the bad juice into ground wire when things go bad. It is small, fits inside the circuit breaker box, and a green light indicates that it is functioning.

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