User: irge304 Topic: Extreme Weather
Category: Extreme Weather
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The Daily 202: Evidence of climate change abounds amid extreme weather in the Pacific Northwest 14.8.2017 Washington Post: Politics
It finally rained in Seattle yesterday after 55 dry days.
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The axis of climate evil 14.8.2017 Seattle Times: Top stories

There is much to fear from the unholy trinity of the fossil-fuel industry, anti-government intervention ideology and egotistically contrarian public intellectuals.
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2016 weather report: Extreme and anything but normal 11.8.2017 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Last year's global weather was far more extreme or record-breaking than anything approaching normal, according to a new report.
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2016 Hit Records For Global Temperature And Climate Extremes 11.8.2017 NPR Health Science
An annual report, comprising data from scientists across the globe, shows it was the warmest on records that date back 137 years. It also saw the highest sea levels and lowest polar sea ice.
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2016 weather report: Extreme and anything but normal 11.8.2017 AP Top News
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Last year's global weather was far more extreme or record breaking than anything approaching normal, according to a new report....
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Draft US report says extreme storms driven by climate change 8.8.2017 Seattle Times: Local

WASHINGTON (AP) — Directly contradicting President Donald Trump, a draft report produced by 13 federal agencies concludes that the United States is already feeling the negative impacts of climate change, with a stark increase in the frequency of heat waves, heavy rains and other extreme weather over the last four decades. The preliminary report summarizes […]
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U.S. already feeling effects of climate change, report says 8.8.2017 Minnesota Public Radio: News
The report says extreme heat waves have become more common and extreme cold waves less common since the 1980s.
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Round 2: Monsoonal moisture to bring more wild weather and thunderstorms to Southern California 2.8.2017 LA Times: Commentary

Muggy and sticky conditions will persist Wednesday in Southern California as monsoonal moisture brings summer rains, thunderstorms and the threat of flash flooding to the valleys.

An unstable, warm air mass over Southern California could trigger intense downpours and thunderstorms “just about anywhere,”...

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Monsoonal moisture brings rain, lightning and thunderstorms to Southern California 1.8.2017 LA Times: Commentary
Southern California woke up to wild weather Tuesday as a surge of monsoonal moisture brought showers, thunder and lightning to the area along with flash flood watches and uncomfortable heat.
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Farmer suicides rise in India as climate warms, study shows 1.8.2017 Washington Post: World
When Rani’s husband died by drinking pesticide, he left the family in debt. But even if they could pay off the loans, Rani said their farming days are over.
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Farmer suicides rise in India as climate warms, study shows 1.8.2017 AP Top News
NEW DELHI (AP) -- When Rani's husband died by drinking pesticide, he left the family in debt. But even if they could pay off the loans, Rani said their farming days are over....
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Farmer suicides rise in India as climate warms, study shows 1.8.2017 Seattle Times: Top stories

NEW DELHI (AP) — When Rani’s husband died by drinking pesticide, he left the family in debt. But even if they could pay off the loans, Rani said their farming days are over. “There are no rains,” said the 44-year-old woman from drought-stricken Tamil Nadu, one of hundreds of farmers protesting in the capital for […]
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D.C.-area forecast: Slowly heating up this week, but still generally nice 31.7.2017 Washington Post
D.C.-area forecast: Slowly heating up this week, but still generally nice
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How the climate crisis could become a food crisis overnight 27.7.2017 Washington Post
How the climate crisis could become a food crisis overnight
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Food and farming from Annual to Sugar beet 24.7.2017 Minnesota Public Radio: Science
This handy guide should help you navigate the world of agriculture and food production. We'll be updating it periodically with new terms, so check back!
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Report: Asia facing dire future toll from climate change 14.7.2017 AP Business
A report by the Asia Development Bank says Asia will endure extreme heat, rising sea levels, growing losses from severe weather and increasing food insecurity in coming decades as climate change raises temperatures and alters weather patterns across the globe....
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Trump’s EPA wants to focus on Superfund cleanups, including Seattle’s Duwamish. Will plans take climate change into account? 5.7.2017 Seattle Times: Top stories

The challenges are not isolated to the Duwamish. Experts say that Superfund sites across the country are at risk from the increasingly extreme weather and rising sea levels associated with climate change.
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SpaceX launches Falcon 9 rocket carrying 10 communications satellites 26.6.2017 LA Times: Business

A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket lifted off successfully Sunday afternoon from Vandenberg Air Force Base’s Western Range, carrying a payload of 10 commercial communications satellites in an important test of the company's ability to increase launch rates.

The first stage of the Falcon 9 landed without...

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Trump's EPA wants to focus on Superfund cleanups. Will its plans take climate change into account? 14.6.2017 LA Times: Nation

The pioneers who built Seattle polluted and plumbed the lower Duwamish River for a century, straightening its wild curves and saturating its sediment with toxic chemicals from an asphalt plant, Boeing manufacturing facilities and other industries.

The damage was so severe that the last five miles...

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Chance of scattered showers and t-storms 11.6.2017 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
It was a wild weather ride this Sunday morning. Thunderstorms with strong winds, heavy rain and hail moved across much of southern and central Minnesota and on into Wisconsin. Here’s how it looked as the thunderstorms moved through St. Paul Sunday morning: Wind, rain, hail in St. Paul #mnwx pic.twitter.com/pznO23T3Uk — Tim Post (@TimPostmanPost) June…
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