User: irge304 Topic: Extreme Weather
Category: High Temperatures
Last updated: Sep 15 2018 23:15 IST RSS 2.0
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September heat wave for much of Minnesota this weekend 15.9.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
It's summer in September across much of Minnesota this weekend, as heat index values may climb to near 100 degrees in parts of the state.
NASA spacecraft rockets toward sun for closest look yet 12.8.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
As soon as this fall, the Parker Solar Probe will fly straight through the wispy edges of the sun's corona, or outer atmosphere. It eventually will get within 3.8 million miles of the surface in the years ahead, allowing scientists to vicariously explore the sun in a way never before possible.
2017 was one of the hottest years on record 2.8.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Greenhouse gas concentrations reached a record high. Global sea level was the highest on record, too. NOAA's State of the Climate report points to the urgency of addressing climate change.
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A few more bad apples: As the climate changes, fruit growing does, too 1.8.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Apple growing is a ruthless business obsessed with good looks. Higher temperatures affect every part of of the fruit's life cycle, from more pests to changing color -- and can even give them sunburn.
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Adding Up the Cost of Climate Change in Lost Lives 1.8.2018 Wall St. Journal: US Business
An exhaustive new study focusing only on heat-related damage predicts that by 2099, even with economic growth and adaptation, 1.5 million more people world-wide will die each year because of increased temperatures.
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When the weather is extreme, is climate change to blame? 29.7.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
While it's difficult to attribute individual events to climate change, scientists say global warming makes extreme weather more common.
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Heat making you lethargic? Research shows it can slow your brain, too 16.7.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Science
Hot weather can influence cognitive performance, according to new research. Young adults living in non-air-conditioned dorms during a heat wave performed worse on math and attention tests.
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Iraq Struggles to Contain Protests Over Government Dysfunction 15.7.2018 Wall St. Journal: World
Iraqi authorities deployed troops across the country’s south and blocked access to the internet as protests over poor government services grew violent, with demonstrators breaking into oil facilities, burning political-party offices and shutting Najaf Airport.
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Estimated 70 deaths linked to Canada's heat wave 11.7.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Most of the people who died are elderly men and women living alone in apartments with no air conditioning, and many had chronic health conditions.
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At least 1 dead as fires across California force evacuations, burn homes 7.7.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Excessive heat and fire warnings remain in effect from the National Weather Service across much of California, where crews are battling a number of powerful wildfires.
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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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Sorrow, Resilience, and Tenderness: Surviving the Wait at the US-Mexico Border 3.7.2018 Mother Jones
Every day, migrants arrive at the US-Mexico border hoping to gain entry and find safety. But before they are processed, they must wait—usually for days, sometimes in extreme heat and inhospitable conditions. Mother Jones reporter Noah Lanard and I spent nearly a week at the border bridges between Brownsville, Texas, and Matamoros, Mexico, to meet these […]
This Week Is off to a Hellish Start and It’s Not Even Because of Politics 3.7.2018 Mother Jones
This story was originally published by HuffPost and appears here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. A massive heat wave roasting the central and eastern U.S. this weekend with temperatures that felt like the triple digits is expected to linger at least into the July 4th holiday, weather officials said on Sunday. Thermometers are expected to soar 10 […]
What works and what doesn’t when it comes to beating Colorado’s heat 29.6.2018 Headlines: All Headlines
There's a lot of theories on how to stay cool when it's hot out, but is there science to back them all up?
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Asylum Seekers Are Waiting at the Border Amid Extreme Heat and Uncertainty. Our Reporting Team Is With Them. 28.6.2018 Mother Jones
A Mexican woman has been waiting eight hours at the border in extreme heat to claim asylum with her two children and her niece, whose mother was murdered a month ago. So have two Guatemalan women who have no phones, money, or idea where they’ll stay tonight if they’re not allowed into the United States. Our reporting […]
Homeless People Are Dying at an Alarming Rate Because of Climate Change 25.6.2018 Mother Jones
This story was originally published by Slate and appears here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. Last year was the third hottest on record, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association. We’ll probably see more of that, thanks to our warming climate: According to the most recent National Climate Assessment we’re on track to see average temperatures rise another 5 […]
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Thirty Years On, How Well Do Global Warming Predictions Stand Up? 22.6.2018 Wall St. Journal: Opinion
James Hansen issued dire warnings in the summer of 1988. Today earth is only modestly warmer.
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Happy astronomical summer! Brighter skies ahead 22.6.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Happy astronomical summer!
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Year of the weather animal totem? ‘MPR Raccoon Heat Wave’ ahead 13.6.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Which animal weather totem will surface next?
Denver ties daily record high temperature two days in a row 7.6.2018 Denver Post: Local
The heat is on in Denver where a record-high temperature was tied on two consecutive days.
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