User: irge304 Topic: Extreme Weather
Category: Extreme Weather
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This Meteorologist Explains Why the Extreme Heat Is Way Worse Than You Think 6.7.2018 Mother Jones
The past seven days have set global heat milestones and sparked safety concerns from Quebec, where at least 18 people have died from the heat and humidity, to northern Siberia, home to the coldest town on Earth, which recorded temperatures “40 degrees above normal” on Thursday.  In Denver,  the temperature reached an all-time high of 105 […]
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She Spoke out About Climate Change—and They Tried to Make Her Pay for It 24.6.2018 Mother Jones
This story was originally published by Grist and appears here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. In 2015, a University of California, Davis researcher named Sarah Moffit appeared in a four-and-a-half-minute video detailing her work studying ancient ocean ecosystems. Looking young and serious, with a long ash-blonde mane falling around a scarf that wouldn’t be out of place on a […]
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Water firms failed customers during 'Beast from the East' 19.6.2018 BBC: Business
The water industry regulator says firms did not properly support customers during the "the Beast from the East".
Dangerous waters 5.6.2018 BBC: Technology
In a warming world, extreme weather and natural disasters are on the rise. Can tech help us prepare?
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IMD launches systems for probabilistic weather forecasting 2.6.2018 Delhi – The Indian Express
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Enjoy Those Avocados, Pistachios and Oranges While You Can, Because They Are Going Away 27.5.2018 Mother Jones
This story was originally published by Grist and appears here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration.  Chris Sayer pushed his way through avocado branches and grasped a denuded limb. It was stained black, as if someone had ladled tar over its bark. In February, the temperature had dropped below freezing for three hours, killing the limb. The thick […]
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By getting serious about limiting global warming, the world could save itself more than $20 trillion 23.5.2018 LA Times: Commentary

Fighting global warming is starting to sound like a lucrative investment. A new study out of Stanford University finds that keeping global warming a half-degree beneath the Paris climate agreement’s 2 degree Celsius target could potentially save more than $20 trillion globally.

The findings, described...

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I Asked a Bunch of Scientists if Climate Change Was Affecting the Bacteria in My Gut 20.5.2018 Mother Jones
This story was originally published by Grist and appears here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration.  Those of us who believe in climate change (and maybe some who don’t) jokingly blame all kinds of things on it, from flat tires to summer hailstorms. Case of the flu? Climate change. Mudslide? Climate change. (Usually, we’re right.) But I was […]
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What the hail? Here’s what you need to know about the wild weather expected along Colorado’s northeastern Plains 18.5.2018 Headlines: All Headlines
The ingredients for a hearty hail storm are as follows: instability, a high dew point, a strong updraft and a trigger.
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Climate Cast Live: How far have climate trends and solutions come in 5 years? 16.5.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Experts and students reveal the latest climate change trends and solutions.
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Monday's nasty line of storms was not quite a derecho, but was impressive by many measures 15.5.2018 Washington Post
Monday's nasty line of storms was not quite a derecho, but was impressive by many measures
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The backstory of the lava-eaten Ford Mustang that symbolized a volcano’s wrath 10.5.2018 Washington Post
The backstory of the lava-eaten Ford Mustang that symbolized a volcano’s wrath
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The case for climate reparations 3.5.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
We're taking on some big topics in this week's show, including this question: As climate-related losses mount, who pays for the growing costs?
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A temperature roller coaster could be coming 3.5.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Global warming has so far seen a gradual rise in average temperatures. But that may change, with extreme variations. And poor countries could bear the brunt of it.
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UK growth in first quarter falls to 0.1%, says ONS 27.4.2018 BBC: Business
GDP growth fell to 0.1% in the first quarter, official figures show.
Today: California’s Weather Whiplash 24.4.2018 LA Times: Commentary

Drought. Flood. Repeat. A new study says this California weather cycle will get worse.

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California’s Weather Whiplash

California has a long history of extreme weather, including serious droughts and devastating storms, such as those that put much of the state underwater in the Great...

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Essential California: More rent control, maybe? 24.4.2018 LA Times: Commentary

Good morning, and welcome to the Essential California newsletter. It’s Tuesday, April 24, and here’s what’s happening across California:

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Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti said Monday he would “absolutely” consider extending L.A. limits on rent increases to cover newly built apartments,...

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The Energy 202: Why Scott Pruitt's decision on burning wood is so high stakes 24.4.2018 Washington Post: Politics
The notion that biomass is carbon neutral is contentious among scientists.
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Back to the 60s; Monday is the warmest day 22.4.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
The temperature at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport hit 60 degrees Saturday afternoon. That’s quite a change from just 7 days ago, when we had heavy snow and strong winds. Minnesota can see some wild weather gyrations in April! Temperature trends  Outdoor dining season has begun. Sunday highs are expected to reach the lower 60s in the…
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'Absolutely despicable': Boater picked up stranded Hawaii flood victims, demanded money to save them, authorities say 20.4.2018 Washington Post
'Absolutely despicable': Boater picked up stranded Hawaii flood victims, demanded money to save them, authorities say
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