User: irge304 Topic: Extreme Weather
Category: High Temperatures
Last updated: Aug 19 2017 07:55 IST RSS 2.0
 
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How L.A. students will — or won't — experience Monday's solar eclipse 19.8.2017 LA Times: Commentary

On Monday morning, as the moon passes directly in front of the sun, more than 2,000 students at the Sherman Oaks Center for Enriched Studies, one of L.A. Unified’s most sought-after magnet schools, will get to view the eclipse in person through NASA-approved glasses.

Another 500 students at Leland...

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Why L.A. is coating its streets with material that hides planes from spy satellites 18.8.2017 Washington Post
Why L.A. is coating its streets with material that hides planes from spy satellites
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Steelhead struggling home in record low numbers 18.8.2017 Seattle Times: Top stories
Warm-water conditions in the Columbia and Snake Rivers are challenging cold water salmon and steelhead — and the problem is likely to get worse because of climate change.
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With revival of hand-painted ads, New York goes back in time 15.8.2017 Hindu: International
Good old method of publicity brought back by a firm injects a dose of hip attitude into 21st century commercial art in the city
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The Trump Administration Doesn’t Understand Climate Change and This Federal Report Proves It 15.8.2017 Mother Jones
This story was originally published by HuffPost and appears here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration.  There’s little doubt: The climate is changing, human activity is accelerating the process, and the U.S. is already feeling its effects, according to an expansive climate report that dozens of government scientists drafted. The nonprofit Internet Archive first uploaded the 543-page report, which is awaiting […]
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Some of America’s Prisons Are Literally Hell During the Summer 14.8.2017 Mother Jones
Quintero Jones was an inmate at the McConnell Unit in Beeville, Texas. One day when the outdoor temperature had reached 98 degrees and humidity made it feel like 110, the 36-year-old collapsed in his cell and lay on the floor gasping for breath. According to a federal lawsuit filed by his family members in July, by the […]
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Heat Waves Could Silence the Southwest’s Songbirds 12.8.2017 Mother Jones
This story was originally published by High Country News and appears here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration.  Because of human caused climate change, the desert Southwest’s heat waves are projected to become more frequent, intense and widespread. According to recent research, this may take a deadly toll on songbirds by century’s end. Songbirds don’t sweat, but because they […]
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2016 weather report: Extreme and anything but normal 11.8.2017 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Last year's global weather was far more extreme or record-breaking than anything approaching normal, according to a new report.
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Extreme heat in Europe decimating crops and stoking drought 10.8.2017 Seattle Times: Top stories

BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — There’s increasing evidence that the extremely hot and dry summer in central and south eastern Europe has decimated crops, drained rivers and hurt the animal world. Experts say the prolonged drought has destroyed an estimated 60 percent of corn crops in Serbia, while the government’s ministry of ecology has warned that […]
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U.S. scientists contradict Trump’s climate claims 9.8.2017 Seattle Times: Local

Contradicting the president's claims that climate change is a "hoax," the draft report representing the consensus of 13 federal agencies concludes that the evidence global warming is being driven by human activities is "unambiguous."
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US scientists contradict Trump’s climate claims 9.8.2017 Seattle Times: Top stories

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal scientists warn that burning fossil fuels is already driving a steep increase in the United States of heat waves, droughts and floods — even as President Donald Trump touts new oil pipelines and pledges to revive the nation’s struggling coal mines. A draft report representing the consensus of 13 federal agencies […]
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Extreme heat linked to climate change not good for moms-to-be 9.8.2017 New Kerala: World News
Washington D.C. [USA], Aug 9 : Moms-to-be, you may want to protect yourself from the high temperatures as according to a recent study, extreme heat linked to climate change may adversely affect pregnancy.
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Science report: Who gets hotter, wetter with climate change 9.8.2017 AP Politics
WASHINGTON (AP) -- A draft federal science report on the effects of global warming breaks down how climate change has already hit different regions of the United States. It also projects expected changes by region....
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Draft US report says extreme storms driven by climate change 8.8.2017 Seattle Times: Local

WASHINGTON (AP) — Directly contradicting President Donald Trump, a draft report produced by 13 federal agencies concludes that the United States is already feeling the negative impacts of climate change, with a stark increase in the frequency of heat waves, heavy rains and other extreme weather over the last four decades. The preliminary report summarizes […]
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U.S. already feeling effects of climate change, report says 8.8.2017 Minnesota Public Radio: News
The report says extreme heat waves have become more common and extreme cold waves less common since the 1980s.
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The U.S. is already feeling the effects of climate change, report says 8.8.2017 LA Times: Commentary
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Seattle’s ‘amazing transition’ from wet to dry probably just a coincidence, scientists say 8.8.2017 Seattle Times: Local

Global warming can’t be blamed for 2017’s wild swings in rainfall, but scientists say slightly wetter winters and drier summers might be more common in the future.
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A Flood of Stormwater Management Experts to Hit the Shores of Puget Sound to Reassess Stormwater in Response to Climate Change 8.8.2017 New Kerala: World News
BELLEVUE, Wash., Aug. 8, 2017 : Having recorded only three 100-degree days in over a century—and with just one-third of the metropolitan residences equipped with air-conditioning—Seattle, Washington is currently roasting in a historic heat wave and overpowering sunshine.
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New federal report cites drastic impact of climate change in U.S. 8.8.2017 Seattle Times: Nation & World

The draft report by scientists from 13 federal agencies, which has not yet been made public, concludes that Americans are feeling the effects of climate change right now. It directly contradicts claims by President Donald Trump and members of his Cabinet.
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US already feeling effects of climate change, report says 8.8.2017 Seattle Times: Nation & World

WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal climate report says the United States is already feeling the effects of climate change, with temperatures rising dramatically over the last four decades. That’s according to The New York Times, which acquired a draft copy of the report by scientists from 13 federal agencies. The report says extreme heat waves […]
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