User: irge304 Topic: Extreme Weather
Category: Cyclones
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Black Voters Could Be Decisive Eco-Voters in the Most High Stakes Election in US History. 28.9.2020 Mother Jones
This story appeared in WURD as part of the Covering Climate Now project and is being shared through the Climate Desk Partnership. It’s not only been a summer season (now autumn) of a deadly pandemic, toxic politics, and social unrest, but the nation has been rocked by a non-stop series of environmental calamities triggered by […]
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Cyclone Ianos: Two dead as 'medicane' sweeps across Greece 19.9.2020 BBC: World
The rare "medicane" storm flooded buildings, toppled trees and triggered landslides in central areas.
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Medicane Storm Ianos lashes western Greece 18.9.2020 BBC: World
Intense wind and rain flood streets and fell trees on islands in western Greece.
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Disasters Are Driving a Mental Health Crisis. The Only Federal Program to Address It Is Underfunded. 25.8.2020 Mother Jones
This story was originally published by the Center for Public Integrity and appears here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. Barbara Herndon lay in the center of her bed, muscles tensed, eyes on the television. She was waiting for the storm. All morning on that day in late May, the news had covered the cold front slouching south […]
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NOAA's La Niña watch could signal a dry winter for Los Angeles 24.7.2020 LA Times: Environment

La Niña typically means dry conditions across the southern U.S. and more hurricanes in the Caribbean

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It’s official: Colorado has a new statewide weather record topping the bomb cyclone 29.5.2020 Denver Post: News: Local
After a lengthy assessment of station sites and observations, the Colorado Climate Center officially determined that Colorado set a new statewide pressure record during last March's bomb cyclone.
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Western Australia storm: Ex-cyclone brings widespread damage to coast 25.5.2020 BBC: World
An ex-tropical cyclone and a cold front combined to create a "once-in-a-decade" event, officials say.
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Western Australia prepares for 'once-in-a-decade' storm 24.5.2020 BBC: Front Page
The country's entire western coast is expected to be affected by torrential rain and massive waves.
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Cyclone Amphan: Survivors return to face destruction left by storm 22.5.2020 BBC: World
A massive clean-up operation begins after the storm flattened homes and left cities without power.
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Social distancing: When extreme weather and coronavirus collide 20.5.2020 BBC: World
People displaced by extreme weather are forced to break Covid-19 social distancing safety guidelines.
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How do we craft the narratives that will define a pandemic? Look to the numbers 22.4.2020 LA Times: Health

Unprecedented is the word used to describe the coronavirus pandemic. How do we tell a story that's never been told before?

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Cyclone Harold and coronavirus: Pacific Islands face battle on two fronts 14.4.2020 BBC: Front Page
Aid agencies warn social distancing is impossible in the wake of natural disaster like Cyclone Harold.
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Solomon Islands: Dozens missing after ferry defies cyclone warning 3.4.2020 BBC: Front Page
A ferry in the Solomon Islands embarks despite the pacific nation being on alert over a cyclone.
Will thousands of Rohingya refugees be sent to a remote island? 23.1.2020 LA Times: Nation

A plan by Bangladesh to move 100,000 Rohingya Muslims to an uninhabited island in the Bay of Bengal is moving forward despite opposition from refugee leaders and human rights groups.

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Wettest year, extreme cold: Minnesota's top 5 weather events in 2019 1.1.2020 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Much of Minnesota saw the coldest air mass in 26 years and the wettest year on record in 2019.
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How Africa will be affected by climate change 15.12.2019 BBC: World
The African continent is more vulnerable than any other region to the world's changing weather patterns.
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Refugees 'at increased' risk from extreme weather 10.12.2019 BBC: Science
Climate change could make the problem worse, multiplying the misery for displaced people.
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Climate change: COP25 talks to open as 'point of no return' in sight 2.12.2019 BBC: World
Politicians and diplomats meet in Spain as scientists and charities say urgent steps are needed.
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Climate Change Is Brutal for Everyone but Worse for Women 29.11.2019 Mother Jones
This piece was originally published in Wired and appears here as part of our Climate Desk Partnership. The climate crisis is so epic, so vicious, so wide-reaching, that at this point there are few aspects of the human experience it isn’t transforming. Supercharged wildfires are devastating California, heat waves are killing more people and more crops, cities are […]
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Presidential Candidates Wouldn’t Touch This Radical Idea to Transform Agriculture—Until Now 17.11.2019 Mother Jones
Food and agriculture policies have been at best a fringe issues during the last few Democratic presidential primaries. Candidates tend limit their agricultural appeals to “broad value statements” rather than dive into the policy specifics “that would indicate they’ve given these issues the attention they deserve,” says Sarah Hackney, coalition director for the National Sustainable […]
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