US Climate Risks: Summers Are Getting, Hotter, and More!

RISING RISKS OF CLIMATE CHANGE

In the US:

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The West is getting hot the fastest. Credit Climate Central

OO Here’s How Much U.S. Summers Have Warmed Since 1970 reports 

OO California’s Drought: Winter Fog is Fading Away

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Red Tailed Hawks are common raptors in California, where drought is making it difficult for both hawks and owls to find enough rodents (food) to breed successfully.Wikipedia.

OO California’s Raptors Having Unusually Poor Breeding Season

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The Jamestown Church ruin from 1639. Wikipedia.

OO Climate Change Washing Away US History: Jamestown Settlement — as rising seas have already destroyed some of the archeological digs.

OO Air Conditioning Raising Night-Time Temperatures In The US

Join the swelling numbers of voters TELLING Congress they’ll vote for Clean Energy candidates here: http://signon.org/sign/we-are-the-clean-99?source=c.em.cp&r_by=487176 . This is an ongoing campaign (the next Congressional election is this year!) so please, spread the word. It’s our way of telling Congress that a strong clean energy voting bloc is out there. This is how YOU can make a difference.

 

For more on Climate Change, check out my weekly column at the HuffingtonPost, Climate Change This Week : http://www.huffingtonpost.com/author/index.php?author=mary-ellen-harte

 

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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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