User: irge304 Topic: Extreme Weather
Category: Extreme Weather
Last updated: Dec 26 2018 20:12 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Five ways UK farmers are tackling climate change 18.8.2019 BBC: Front Page
Farms are on the front line of climate change - vulnerable to extreme weather events - so farmers are coming up with new and surprising ways of tackling the problem.
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Cauliflower shortages as extreme weather kills crops 14.8.2019 BBC: Front Page
Prices have risen and some suppliers have advised restaurants to take cauliflower off their menu.
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'Extreme weather' causes Women's Tour of Scotland stage to be abandoned 9.8.2019 BBC: Front Page
The first stage of the maiden Women's Tour of Scotland is abandoned due to "extreme weather conditions".
To rein in global warming, healthy forests and sustainable diets are key, U.N. says 8.8.2019 LA Times: Science

The land beneath our feet can be a powerful tool for combating global warming, but only if it's used wisely. A new U.N. report considers the options.

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Will Hamilton return to winning ways at Hungaroring? 31.7.2019 BBC: Front Page
Formula 1 heads to Hungary and Lewis Hamilton, the most successful driver there, aims to return to winning ways after the German GP carnage.
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Climate Change Is Killing US Soldiers 27.7.2019 Mother Jones
Rising temperatures due to climate change are melting ice caps, raising sea levels, and increasing the frequency and intensity of extreme weather events. They’re also killing US soldiers. At least 17 soldiers died from heat-related illnesses in the decade between 2008 and 2018, a joint investigation between Inside Climate News and NBC News found. An […]
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It's So Hot in Europe's Heat Wave, Countries are Painting Railroad Tracks White So They Don't Melt 26.7.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
The paint can reduce the temperature up to 50 Fahrenheit (10 Celsius).
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Editorial: Even car companies aren't going along with Trump's rollback of mileage and emissions standards 26.7.2019 LA Times: Opinion

President Trump may be hellbent on rolling back the nation's fight against climate change, but he's increasingly going it alone.

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GOP senators wanted to stop climate change training for weathercasters. It backfired 24.7.2019 L.A. Times - World News

The National Science Foundation has rebuffed GOP senators and affirmed the work of Climate Central, an educational group that trains weather forecasters in the science of climate change.

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Dangerous heatwave starts hitting US 19.7.2019 BBC: World
About 200m people in the US may be affected, and temperatures could reach 100F (38C) in some areas.
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Greta Thunberg Is Happy to Her Work Is Described as “Greatest Threat” by Oil Chief 7.7.2019 Mother Jones
This story was originally published by the Guardian and is shared here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration.  Greta Thunberg and other climate activists have said it is a badge of honor that the head of the world’s most powerful oil cartel believes their campaign may be the “greatest threat” to the fossil fuel industry. The criticism of […]
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Alaska sees record temperatures in heatwave 6.7.2019 BBC: Front Page
The US state, part of which lies inside the Arctic Circle, registers 90F (32C) in Anchorage.
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Media changing their tone on climate change 28.6.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
As climate events become more extreme, what's the most accurate way for news organizations describe, climate change?
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Two Kentucky Marinas Destroyed As Tornadoes and Severe Thunderstorms Batter State: 'Mother Nature Lets Us Know Who's in Charge' 24.6.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Flood warnings still in place across the state following several days of severe weather.
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Colorado weather: Hail, heavy rain, lightning sweep across Front Range 18.6.2019 Denver Post: Local
Heavy storms moved across Colorado's Front Range and Eastern Plains on Monday afternoon, dumping hail and rain on communities up and down the Interstate 25 corridor.
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Climate Deniers Beware: A Tsunami of Public Opinion is Coming to Wipe You Out | Opinion 17.6.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Younger Americans are not just concerned about climate change; they are angry. Just wait and see what happens as more of them get the vote.
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Colorado’s future holds more and bigger hail, CSU weather researcher says 12.6.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
Large hail events are expected to become more common in Colorado.
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Climate change: UK government to commit to 2050 target 12.6.2019 BBC: Science
The UK will set a new legally binding target to reach net zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050.
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The Papers: Will Remainer plot thwart 'PM in waiting' Boris? 12.6.2019 BBC: Front Page
The papers focus on the Tory leadership campaign as the bookmakers' favourite enters the race.
We drink basically the same wine as ancient Romans -- and that's not so great 11.6.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Many of today's most popular wine varieties are extremely genetically similar to wines that may have existed for thousands of years, a new study finds. In the face of climate change, that's risky.
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