User: irge304 Topic: Extreme Weather
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Boulder scientists sharpen focus on past weather with eye to future 14.10.2019 Denver Post: Local
“If we can have confidence that the climate models can represent how extreme weather and storms and weather patterns have changed, then we should be able to have more confidence in how extreme weather and storms and weather patterns will change in the future.”
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This Ancient Fruit Holds Secrets for How to Farm in Climate Change 4.10.2019 Mother Jones
Cloverleaf Farm, a small produce operation in Davis, California, managed to do okay during the extreme drought that lasted from 2012 to 2016. But in the first wet year after the long dry period, the farm lost its entire apricot crop to disease—$40,000 to $50,000 down the drain. Researchers predict that as climate change worsens, […]
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Evacuating Australia's drought-affected fish 4.10.2019 BBC: World
To prevent another summer of mass fish deaths, authorities have launched a painstaking operation.
Displaced people: Why are more fleeing home than ever before? 24.9.2019 BBC: World
The number of people uprooted across the globe stands at a record 71 million. Why are so many on the move?
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Climate change: Impacts 'accelerating' as leaders gather for UN talks 22.9.2019 BBC: Science
A snapshot of the latest science, published as politicians gather in New York, says climate change is speeding up.
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Rugby World Cup: Extreme weather warning issued as typhoon approaches Japan 21.9.2019 BBC: World
Rugby World Cup organisers issue an extreme weather warning and close two fanzones as a large and powerful typhoon approaches Japan.
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How a Revolution in Climate Science Is Putting Big Oil Back on Trial 16.9.2019 Mother Jones
The outer banks of the Carolinas and the Bahamas are picking up the pieces after the battering from Hurricane Dorian—the first direct hit of this year’s extreme weather season. Already the damages for 2019 are well above the 40-year average for billion-dollar events, and the price tag for damages will rise dramatically over the next decades. […]
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Faster pace of climate change is 'scary', former chief scientist says 16.9.2019 BBC: Science
The UK should advance its climate targets by 10 years, says the UK’s former chief scientist.
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Editorial: Wealthy countries are responsible for climate change, but it's the poor who will suffer most 15.9.2019 LA Times: Opinion

Developed nations emit the most greenhouse gases, while poor countries suffer the worst consequences of the greenhouse effect. We must help them.

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Climate change: 'Invest $1.8 trillion to adapt' 10.9.2019 BBC News - Science & Environment
Global Commission calls for trillions of dollars to help the world adapt to climate change.
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You Don’t Need a President to Know Which Way the Wind Blows 7.9.2019 Mother Jones
This story was originally published by Slate and appears here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. Official warnings about Hurricane Dorian, which continues on its tight-spinning crawl along the Southeastern US coast, have now been supplemented, underscored, and bungled by the nation’s president. Amid the chaotic weather reports emanating from his mouth and Twitter feed, Trump has already mistakenly declared that the storm endangers Alabama, […]
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Hurricane Dorian Backs Off U.S. East Coast, Barrels Toward Nova Scotia 7.9.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
According to the National Hurricane Center, Dorian could hit the region by late Saturday—bringing strong winds and potentially "life-threatening flash floods."
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Hurricane Hunters Release Spectacular Footage of Flight Into Dorian's 40-Mile-Wide Eye 6.9.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Pilots from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) have been conducting regular flights into the storm to collect data and help forecasters make predictions.
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How North Carolina's Wild Horses Have Been Surviving Hurricanes for 500 Years 5.9.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
"The wild horses are better equipped to handle a hurricane than most of us humans living on the Outer Banks," the Corolla Wild Horse Fund wrote.
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Waves From Hurricane Dorian Send Kilo of Cocaine Worth $30k Crashing Onto Florida Beach 4.9.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
"Around here, a kilo of cocaine goes for between $20,000 to $30,000," Cocoa Beach Police Sergeant Manny Hernandez told Newsweek.
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Incredible Video From Space Shows Lightning Strikes Inside Hurricane Dorian 4.9.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
"There is immense energy in a hurricane which can cause very frequent lightning strikes," Met Office spokesperson Oliver Claydon told Newsweek.
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We Need to Radically Rethink Our Approach to Disaster Recovery. Here’s One Solution. 4.9.2019 Mother Jones
Scenacia Jones’ house on the east side of Houston is one big home improvement project. When I visited a few weeks ago, the sky-blue bungalow was scattered with a few telltale signs—half-full paint cans, plastic furniture wrap, and a couple of unhung light fixtures. It’s a far cry from what it looked like nearly a […]
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Thousands Flee Southeast U.S., Heavy Traffic Ensues Ahead of Hurricane Dorian 3.9.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
"We know we can't make everybody happy, but we believe we can keep everyone alive," South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster said during a press conference on Sunday.
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Florida Man Says the Navy Should Drop Ice in Warm Water to Stop Hurricane Dorian, Twitter Reacts Accordingly: 'This Guy Is a Whitehouse Adviser Right?' 2.9.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
"There's got to be ways to combat this instead of just pointing at the thing and saying, 'Well, now it's getting worse!'" the man said.
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Hurricane Dorian: Florida Woman Wraps Her Home in Plastic to Protect It From Storm 2.9.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
"If it works, it's totally worth it," said Brittany Vidal, who lives in the Davis Shores neighborhood of St. Augustine, Florida.
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