User: irge304 Topic: Extreme Weather
Category: Extreme Weather
Last updated: Oct 22 2017 07:56 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Stormy Weather Calls for Professionally Installed Window Film 22.10.2017 New Kerala: World News
WASHINGTON: According to Accuweather, on average, 12 tropical storms form in the Atlantic during hurricane season and this year there have already been 13. With this in mind and nor'easter season approaching, what can homeowners do to protect their homes, offices, vehicles and their families against high winds and extreme weather?
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The Energy 202: 2017 is a crazy weather year. We launched the best eye in the sky just in time. 16.10.2017 Washington Post
The Energy 202: 2017 is a crazy weather year. We launched the best eye in the sky just in time.
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How climate change is affecting travel 15.10.2017 Washington Post
Tour operators say they’re revising itineraries in response to changing weather patterns.
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Ophelia threatens Ireland with worst storm in 50 years 15.10.2017 Hindu: Home
Described as “unprecedented” and set to make landfall on Monday, it may result in gusts in excess of 130 kmph
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AP-NORC Poll: Americans blame wild weather on global warming 12.10.2017 AP Politics
WASHINGTON (AP) -- After hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria blitzed the nation, most Americans think weather disasters are getting more severe and see global warming's fingerprints....
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Poll: Americans blame wild weather on global warming 12.10.2017 Minnesota Public Radio: News
A new poll from the Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research finds that 68 percent of Americans think weather disasters seem to be worsening, compared to 28 percent who think they are staying the same and only 4 percent who say they are less severe.
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Blissfully quiet weather week here, California winds to return 11.10.2017 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Red flag warnings issued again for northern California.
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Frost, drought hit wine production hard in Europe 10.10.2017 AP Business
BRUSSELS (AP) -- Hail, frost and droughts have hit Europe's grape harvest hard, making it the smallest in 36 years. The quality of the wines, though, is expected to be excellent....
Devastating California firestorm visible on weather radar and satellites 10.10.2017 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
High winds and low humidity drove what firefighters call "extreme fire behavior."
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UN chief: Scientists say extreme storms will be ‘new normal’ 4.10.2017 Washington Post: World
U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is heading to the hurricane-battered Caribbean, where he says scientists predict the extreme storms of this year’s hurricane season “will be the new normal of a warming world.”
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What the Trump administration doesn't understand about wildfires 1.10.2017 LA Times: Commentary

The major fires erupting across the West this summer — and now into fall — have burned through more than 8 million acres and $2 billion, raining lung-clogging ash on residents of Seattle, Portland, Ore., Los Angeles, Anaheim and points east. It seems the right time to carefully assess wildland...

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EDF Releases Guidebook to Accelerate Investment in Sustainable Infrastructure 28.9.2017 New Kerala: World News
WASHINGTON: Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) released a new framework that will help state and local governments mobilize private investment to repair existing and build new infrastructure that can help mitigate the effects of extreme weather events.
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Climate change requires most urgent mitigation measures, African leaders tell UN Assembly 28.9.2017 New Kerala: World News
NEW YORK: Citing the spate of recent devastating hurricanes, African leaders - from small island States to larger landlocked countries - mounted the podium of the United Nations General Assembly today to call for urgent measures to mitigate the effects of climate change.
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Hearing Health Foundation's Guide For Preparing For Emergencies When You Have Hearing Loss 20.9.2017 New Kerala: World News
NEW YORK, Sept. 19, 2017 : With the recent hurricanes, earthquakes and wildfires, Hearing Health Foundation (HHF), the largest non-profit funder of hearing and balance research in the U.S., encourages everyone to have an action plan.
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Why the wiring of our brains makes it hard to stop climate change 17.9.2017 LA Times: Commentary

Houston has barely begun to dry out from Hurricane Harvey, and Florida faces a massive rebuilding effort after the Irma catastrophe. These two storms, among the most powerful in American history, are typical of the extreme weather events that are likely to become more common as the planet warms....

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The growing debate about the Arctic's influence on hurricanes 15.9.2017 Washington Post
The growing debate about the Arctic's influence on hurricanes
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Beyoncé’s Hurricane Video Shows She Knows More About Science Than the Entire GOP 14.9.2017 Mother Jones
Beyoncé—Houstonian, pop superstar, feminist, essayist—joined other celebrities Tuesday to raise money for Hurricane Harvey disaster relief. During “Hand in Hand,” a telethon, Beyoncé took the opportunity to link the recent flooding in Houston and the catastrophic monsoon in India, to man-made global warming. “The effects of climate change are playing out around the world every day,” the singer said. […]
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We still don’t know how to talk about floods 13.9.2017 Washington Post
We still don’t know how to talk about floods
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Seth Meyers reminds us that Trump is very much a Republican 12.9.2017 LA Times: Commentary
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You might think that living through a hurricane will change people's minds about global warming. Not so much. 12.9.2017 Washington Post
You might think that living through a hurricane will change people's minds about global warming. Not so much.
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