Tag Archives: hurricanes

California Water Restrictions, Arctic Gas Threat, and More!

WHY WE SHOULD ACT NOW: RISING RISKS Daily Climate Change: Global Map of Unusual Temperatures, Apr 13, 2015 How unusual has the weather been? No one event is “caused” by climate change, but global warming, which is predicted to increase … Continue reading

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Nature Now Mimics Climate Change Experiment, Forget Geoengineering, and More!

WHAT WORKS Speaking Out: OO New York Times: Those Who Deny Climate Science Are Not ‘Skeptics’ Source: Climate Progress OO US National Academy: Forget Geoengineering – Even The Term Is Misleading since ” ‘engineering’ implied a level of control that … Continue reading

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Climate Change Risks: Birds Decline, Long Droughts, and More!

RISING RISKS OF CLIMATE CHANGE OO As Temperatures Rise, Britain Is Losing Its Waterbirds But birds in the U.S. are also being affected. Record-Setting Drought Intensifies in Parched California reports Andrea Tompson at Climate Central. While the drought can’t be … Continue reading

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NOAA: Extreme Tropical Cyclones Shifting Toward Poles

OO NOAA: Extreme Tropical Cyclones Shifting Toward Poles – although the US Atlantic coast isn’t seeing more hurricanes, this might further dry the south,reports Joe Romm at Climate Progress. But this news could harm heavily populated tropical Asia, by damaging crops that rely … Continue reading

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Climate Change Fueled Hurricane Sandy Destruction

Human-driven climate change is continuously influencing our weather. Andrew Freedman at Climate Central notes there are three different ways climate change might have influenced Hurricane Sandy: through sea level rise; through abnormally warm sea surface temperatures; and possibly through an … Continue reading

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Hurricane Sandy: Nature’s Voting Ad

Whether you understand how profound the effect of global warming is on our climate, the solution, transitioning to clean energy – fast – is a policy of no regrets: the resulting job boost, lack of pollution that will significantly cut … Continue reading

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High US Heat, and a Zombie Hurricane

Temperatures in the northeast US soared into the upper 90s and 100s late last week reports Associated Press at the Washington Post, sending heat stressed people into emergency rooms.  The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s maximum daily US temperature map, … Continue reading

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Most Americans Already Affected by Extreme Weather – Study

Violent and deadly weather events have affected about 80% of the US population, that is, more than 240 million people — over the past six years, says a recent report by the environmental advocacy group Environment America, reports Doyle Rice … Continue reading

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Climate Change Already Threatening Gulf Coast Water Sources

700 square miles of freshwater basin that Louisiana rice and crawfish farmers rely on for irrigation is being spoiled by salt water from the Gulf of Mexico, reports the Associated Press. Salt water levels in the basin have been rising … Continue reading

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