User: irge304 Topic: Extreme Weather
Category: Extreme Weather
Last updated: Oct 22 2020 07:30 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Planners 'must prepare' for weather extremes - Met Office 22.10.2020 BBC: Science
The Met Office is launching a tool to help planners prepare for further weather extremes.
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Climate change: 'Cooling paint' could cut emissions from buildings 21.10.2020 BBC News - Science & Environment
Researchers have developed a white paint that reflects sunlight and helps cool buildings.
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Yemen war: Mud-brick Seiyun Palace 'at risk of collapse' 20.10.2020 BBC: World
Recent heavy rains and flash floods damaged the 19th-Century Seiyun Palace in Hadramawt province.
Extreme weather: October downpour sees UK's wettest day on record 16.10.2020 BBC News - Science & Environment
Persistent rain on Saturday October has broken the record for the wettest day across the whole of the UK.
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Idris Elba: We can all help solve climate change 15.10.2020 BBC News - Science & Environment
Idris Elba and his wife Sabrina tell BBC podcast there is "hope" for beating climate change.
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Climate change: Better warning systems needed for extreme weather - UN 13.10.2020 BBC: World
The world needs to rapidly raise investment in early warning systems for extreme weather events.
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Pence Said Trump Listens to Scientists. That’s a Joke, Right? 8.10.2020 Mother Jones
Surprise! Vice President Mike Pence said a bunch of gibberish on climate change. During the vice-presidential debate, when moderator Susan Page of USA Today asked Pence about his views on climate, Pence claimed that he and Trump are listening to the scientists. “The climate is changing,” he said. “But the issue is, what’s the cause and […]
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The frightening implications of California's first million-acre fire 6.10.2020 LA Times: Environment

The August Complex fire has earned 'gigafire' status, offering a terrifying glimpse into how climate change and other factors are worsening California's fire danger.

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Six African heritage sites under threat from climate change 23.9.2020 BBC: Front Page
A recent study warns that without intervention many of the continent's ancient sites could be lost.
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Battleground State Voters Strongly Prefer Biden to Trump on Climate, a New Poll Finds 22.9.2020 Mother Jones
To the millions of American voters who have experienced unprecedented wildfires, relentless storms, and extreme heat this summer, climate change has become personal. Sixty percent of voters in eight battleground states say they have felt the effects or know someone who has, according to a new poll of 896 registered voters surveyed late last week […]
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American Exceptionalism is Another Casualty of Our Climate Disasters 17.9.2020 Mother Jones
“Historic” has become the word of the year for the worst possible reasons. Even putting aside the global pandemic and its accompanying economic catastrophe for a moment, from wildfires and hurricanes, to floods and heatwaves, it seems as if every weather event of 2020 has been “historic.” California, Oregon, and Louisiana broke records for wildfires […]
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Fatal Stonehaven train crash 'caused by rocks on line' 10.9.2020 BBC: Front Page
An interim report by Network Rail says the industry needs to improve the way it responds to adverse weather.
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EU says one in eight deaths linked to pollution 8.9.2020 BBC News - Science & Environment
The bloc's environment agency says pollution contributes to hundreds of thousands of deaths each year.
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Denver weather: Record-setting heat wave this weekend could be followed by snow Tuesday 4.9.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
A dramatic weather change is setting up for Denver and northern Colorado as a record-setting heat wave is about to be sucker punched by a massive blast of cold out of Canada. Denver may see some snow on Tuesday, after a 90 degree high temperature on Monday.
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Flooding in Hereford: Residents still in temporary homes 30.8.2020 BBC: Front Page
People whose houses flooded twice in four months are still in temporary homes.
Bread price may rise after dire wheat harvest 26.8.2020 BBC: Front Page
The price of bread is set to rise after what could be the worst UK wheat harvest in 40 years.
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Letters to the Editor: California is now the world's warning on climate change 22.8.2020 LA Times: Opinion

Extreme thunderstorms, massive wildfires, prolonged heatwaves -- California will only get more of these without action on climate change.

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As a heat wave bakes California, are more record temperatures, fires, 'firenadoes' and other extremes to come? 18.8.2020 LA Times: Environment

As one of the worst heat waves in years continues to broil California, millions are experiencing the havoc that ensues with the type of extreme weather that is growing more frequent with climate change.

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Climate change 'driving UK's extreme weather' 31.7.2020 BBC: Front Page
Last year was remarkable for high temperatures and severe swings, according to the Met Office.
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Denver weather: Hot temperatures with a chance of showers in the metro area 13.7.2020 Denver Post: News: Local
It will be partly sunny with a high of 95 degrees with a chance of rain throughout the day in the Denver metro area, according to the National Weather Service.
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