User: irge304 Topic: Extreme Weather
Category: High Temperatures
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How a Revolution in Climate Science Is Putting Big Oil Back on Trial 16.9.2019 Mother Jones
The outer banks of the Carolinas and the Bahamas are picking up the pieces after the battering from Hurricane Dorian—the first direct hit of this year’s extreme weather season. Already the damages for 2019 are well above the 40-year average for billion-dollar events, and the price tag for damages will rise dramatically over the next decades. […]
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Record Heatwave Linked to Climate Change Killed 1,500 People in France This Summer 8.9.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
About half of the deceased were 75 or older.
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Opinion: The Amazon rainforest is still burning and we're all in danger 8.9.2019 LA Times: Opinion

More than President Trump's latest gaffe or the Democrats' poll numbers, this is the real breaking news: "Rain forests go, and so do we."

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Is 'The Blob' back? Latest marine heat wave could pose new risks to sea life 7.9.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Water temperatures between Alaska and California have risen by 5 degrees Farhrenheit. Researchers say the warming could trigger a series of problems in the marine food chain.
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A giant mass of warm water off the Pacific Coast could rival 'the blob' of 2014-15 6.9.2019 LA Times: Science

Since June scientists have been monitoring a troubling mass of warm water off the Pacific Coast.

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Trees are key to fighting urban heat, but cities keep losing them 4.9.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Trees are one of the best ways to fight deadly urban heat, but U.S. cities lose millions every year. And many low-income areas are starting at a disadvantage.
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Denver weather: Near record highs expected Sunday, little rain forecast for the week 1.9.2019 Denver Post: Local
Near record high temperatures are expected Sunday in Denver on the "first day of meteorological autumn," according to the National Weather Service.
'A Signal From Climate Change': Europe Has Become Much Hotter Than Predicted Over the Last 70 Years 29.8.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
The latest findings come during a summer which has seen heat records smashed across the continent.
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These Are the Cities That Should Be Worried the Most About Climate Change Disaster 26.8.2019 Mother Jones
This story was originally published by CityLab and is shared here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration.  This month the cities of Austin and Seattle passed ordinances to tackle the already-here disaster of climate change. In Seattle, the city council passed a resolution to endorse adopting its own local version of the federal Green New Deal proposal, requiring the city to […]
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Muslims on Mecca Hajj Pilgrimage Set to Face 'Extreme Danger' From Climate Change in Coming Decades 22.8.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Scientists have predicted which years could be the most dangerous for worshippers.
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Could a hurricane lash Los Angeles? 80 years ago, this deadly storm came close 22.8.2019 LA Times: Environment

No tropical cyclones had made it north of 25 degrees north latitude in the northeastern Pacific basin during all of 1937 and 1938. Then in 1939 there were four such storms in the space of one month.

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Denver weather: Scattered thunderstorms and rain in the city and quarter-sized hail on the plains 22.8.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
Denver will undergo another round of thunderstorms and rain while communities on the Eastern Plains could get a few severe storms with large hail and destructive winds.
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Thunderstorm brings heavy rain, hail, flooding to Denver metro area 22.8.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
A severe thunderstorm rolled through Metro Denver Wednesday afternoon bringing heavy rain, lightning, hail and flooding with it.
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Denver weather: Thunderstorms, rain in the city and egg-sized hail possible on northeastern plains 20.8.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
There's a good chance that rain showers late Tuesday afternoon will take some of the sizzle out of a heat wave that already triggered a temperature record in Denver this week.
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Viral Tweet About Keeping Your House at 82 Degrees When You Sleep For 'Energy Efficiency' Gets Destroyed 20.8.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
"How many bath sheets do you need to own if you keep the temp at 82 degrees while you sleep?" one Twitter user jokingly asked.
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Alaska's Governor Is Sabotaging a Crucial Tool in the Fight Against Climate Change | Opinion 15.8.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
We cannot allow oil-soaked politicians and anti-science plutocrats to target our flagship research universities simply because they don't like their findings.
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Watch: Kangaroos discover snow 13.8.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
In Southeastern Australia, a troop of marsupials is giving new meaning to the word "frolic."
Climate change: Marine heatwaves kill coral instantly 9.8.2019 BBC News - Science & Environment
Marine heat waves, associated with climate change, cause the rapid death of corals, research reveals.
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Climate Change Is Finally on the Agenda for 2020. But Is It Too Late for Debating? | Opinion 6.8.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
The Democrats including climate change in the primary debates is welcome, and gives them an edge on denialist Republicans. But is does feel like too little, too late.
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Russian army ordered to tackle massive wildfires 31.7.2019 BBC: World
About three million hectares are affected, in what Greenpeace says is an "ecological catastrophe".
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