User: demo Topic: Climate Change
Category: Impacts :: Floods n Droughts
Last updated: Oct 20 2017 04:02 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Forecasters Predict Warmer-Than- Average Winter In Majority Of U.S. 20.10.2017 NPR News
The La Nina weather pattern is likely to develop, boosting snowfall in the Great Lakes and northern Rockies and lowering snowfall in the Mid-Atlantic.
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The race to save coffee 19.10.2017 Washington Post
The race to save coffee
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Climate change at work? Weather Service calls for third straight mild winter. 19.10.2017 Washington Post
Climate change at work? Weather Service calls for third straight mild winter.
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Our Summer of Fire and the Fires to Come 19.10.2017 Truthout - All Articles
A helicopter prepares to drop water on a fire that threatens the Oakmont community along Highway 12 in Santa Rosa on October 13, 2017. Early morning mandatory evacuations happened on Adobe Canyon Road and Calistoga Rd. (Photo: Genaro Molina / Los Angeles Times via Getty Images) Out-of-control wildfires have devastated the Western US this year, causing not only immediate deaths and untold property damage, but dangerous levels of smoke pollution and long-term health effects. The impact of wildfires on human health and ecosystems will keep rising, unless serious and emergency measures are taken to counter climate change and its effects. A helicopter prepares to drop water on a fire that threatens the Oakmont community along Highway 12 in Santa Rosa on October 13, 2017. Early morning mandatory evacuations happened on Adobe Canyon Road and Calistoga Rd. (Photo: Genaro Molina / Los Angeles Times via Getty Images) Explosive wildfires have raged in Northern California over the last two weeks.  Forty-one people ...
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Want to slow climate change and prevent wildfires? Then pass a carbon tax now. 18.10.2017 LA Times: Commentary

To the editor: I read Jacques Leslie’s op-ed article, “Santa Rosa's charred now, but we're all facing fire (or flood or heat wave) soon,” while taking a break from disaster preparations. You know: stockpiling water and food, gathering first-aid supplies, purchasing a generator.

Recent and ongoing...

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How volcanic eruptions in Alaska could have impacted the lives of ancient Egyptians 18.10.2017 LA Times: Commentary

Did violent volcanoes in Russia, Greenland and Alaska affect the lives of ancient Egyptians?

It may sound improbable, but according to a new study, the answer is yes.

In a paper published Tuesday in Nature Communications, a team of researchers shows that explosive volcanic eruptions in high northern...

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America’s Climate Refugees Have Been Abandoned by Trump 17.10.2017 Mother Jones
As hurricane after hurricane ravages Puerto Rico and the Gulf Coast, the Trump administration has quietly walked away from a government-wide effort to help the growing number of American communities whose very existence is threatened by climate change. “There are communities that need help right now. They’re struggling, they’re asking, and the resources to assist […]
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Trump voters in storm-ravaged county confront climate change 17.10.2017 AP Politics
PORT ARTHUR, Texas (AP) -- The church was empty, except for the piano too heavy for one man to move. It had been 21 days since the greatest storm Wayne Christopher had ever seen dumped a year's worth of rain on his town, drowning this church where he was baptized, met his high school sweetheart and later married her....
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The Energy 202: 2017 is a crazy weather year. We launched the best eye in the sky just in time. 16.10.2017 Washington Post
The Energy 202: 2017 is a crazy weather year. We launched the best eye in the sky just in time.
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Trump voters confront climate change in wake of hurricane 16.10.2017 AP Business
PORT ARTHUR, Texas (AP) -- The church was empty, except for the piano too heavy for one man to move. It had been 21 days since the greatest storm Wayne Christopher had ever seen dumped a year's worth of rain on his town, drowning this church where he was baptized, met his high school sweetheart and later married her....
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In Harvey-hit county, some in GOP newly confront the climate 16.10.2017 AP National
PORT ARTHUR, Texas (AP) -- The church was empty, except for the piano too heavy for one man to move. It had been 21 days since the greatest storm Wayne Christopher had ever seen dumped a year's worth of rain on his town, drowning this church where he was baptized, met his high school sweetheart and later married her....
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People love to live in places that are at risk for disasters, and then destruction strikes 16.10.2017 Washington Post
People love to live in places that are at risk for disasters, and then destruction strikes
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Coal country is finding little relief in Trump's climate actions 15.10.2017 LA Times: Commentary
Trump promised that killing the Clean Power Plan would bring relief to coal communities like Homer City. It won't. The administration blueprint for repeal lays bare the extent to which it has overstated the role of climate action in coal's unraveling.
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How climate change is affecting travel 15.10.2017 Washington Post
Tour operators say they’re revising itineraries in response to changing weather patterns.
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San Francisco Is Suing Major Oil Companies to Protect its Citizens from Climate Change 14.10.2017 Mother Jones
On a Tuesday morning in October, just before noon, the San Francisco port is bustling with life. Shoppers line up for late summer produce and specialty coffee at a farmer’s market in front of the iconic Ferry Building, and suited professionals settle on benches near the water to enjoy their lunches. It’s unlikely that many of […]
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Fires are not the 'new normal.' Things will get much worse 14.10.2017 LA Times: Commentary
The Santa Rosa and Napa fires aren't the new normal in California - they're only the tip of the (melting) iceberg.
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Puerto Rico’s troubles are far from over. The population’s health is at risk. 13.10.2017 Washington Post
Puerto Rico’s troubles are far from over. The population’s health is at risk.
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Slow trees and climate change: Why bristlecone pine will still outlive you 13.10.2017 LA Times: Commentary

In a time of relentless change, it’s soothing to contemplate deeply rooted, long-lived trees. But now our climate of uncertainty affects even Great Basin bristlecone pine, Pinus longaeva, the species with the world’s oldest known individuals. How should we respond? With alarm, indifference or something...

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How NASA tracks carbon emissions from space to better understand — and deal with — climate change 13.10.2017 LA Times: Science

Fires, drought and warmer temperatures were to blame for excess carbon dioxide in the atmosphere during the 2015-2016 El Niño, scientists with NASA’s Orbiting Carbon Observatory-2 say.

The findings, part of five papers published in the journal Science, shed light on the mechanisms through which...

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The climate-change fire alarm from Northern California 12.10.2017 LA Times: Commentary

Big deadly fires are nothing new to California, particularly during fire season when the Santa Ana or Diablo winds blow hot and dry, making tinder out of trees and bushes that have been baking all summer long.

But the firestorm now raging through Northern California isn’t the typical wildfire....

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