User: irge304 Topic: Extreme Weather
Category: High Temperatures
Last updated: Sep 28 2020 23:24 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Heat wave bringing dangerous conditions to fire-ravaged Southern California 28.9.2020 LA Times: Environment

The forecast calls for temperatures in the triple digits in parts of Southern California through at least Thursday, the National Weather Service says.

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What’s going on with all the dead birds across Colorado and the Southwest? 24.9.2020 Denver Post: News: Local
Researchers are scrambling to explain why hundreds of thousands, if not millions, of birds were suddenly being found dead across wide swaths of New Mexico, Colorado, Nebraska, Arizona and Texas in recent weeks -- an event that could be one of region's largest bird die-offs in recent memory.
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Opinion: Mt. Wilson Observatory didn't burn this time. It will one day 24.9.2020 LA Times: Opinion

The San Gabriel Mountains are littered with ruins of past attempts to build permanent structures in a stubbornly inhospitable landscape.

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Fall in Southern California begins the race between rains and Santa Ana winds 23.9.2020 LA Times: Environment

The arrival of fall can mean some cooler temperatures, but also Santa Ana winds in Southern California

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A Labor Day-fueled coronavirus surge? 'Troubling trend,' but no clear evidence 23.9.2020 LA Times: Health

Is L.A. about to see a coronavirus surge tied to Labor Day weekend? Officials are concerned, but the numbers are inconclusive so far.

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Battleground State Voters Strongly Prefer Biden to Trump on Climate, a New Poll Finds 22.9.2020 Mother Jones
To the millions of American voters who have experienced unprecedented wildfires, relentless storms, and extreme heat this summer, climate change has become personal. Sixty percent of voters in eight battleground states say they have felt the effects or know someone who has, according to a new poll of 896 registered voters surveyed late last week […]
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California's COVID-19 positivity rate drops below 3% for the first time 22.9.2020 LA Times: Health

Gov. Gavin Newsom urged Californians to get a flu shot, wear a mask and observe physical distancing to fight the coronavirus pandemic and flu season.

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Can California Recover From Wildfires Without Leaving Its Most Vulnerable People Behind? 21.9.2020 Mother Jones
This piece was originally published in Grist and appears here as part of our Climate Desk Partnership. As fires consume more than 3 million acres across the Golden State this year, state and local governments are drawing on their experience responding to blazes over the past decade, which has seen year after year of massive wildfire virulence. When the […]
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Climate Week: World split on urgency of tackling rising temperatures, global poll shows 21.9.2020 BBC: Science
Concern about climate change is growing, but there are big differences about the need for rapid action.
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Endorsement: Yes on Proposition 15. It's one small step toward fixing California's broken tax system 20.9.2020 LA Times: Opinion

Proposition 15, the split-tax roll measure, is the first step in a necessary fix to one of the state's most intractable problems, a faulty property tax system.

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L.A. suffered deadly heat, yet chairs sat empty at its cooling centers 19.9.2020 LA Times: Health

Fewer than 300 people used the six centers that were set up at Los Angeles city facilities over the blistering Labor Day holiday weekend.

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Column: Sharks moving north, redwood growth slowing, mosquitoes biting — this is California's altered state 19.9.2020 LA Times: Environment

We need to listen to nature's chorus about the alarming effects of climate change and act to reverse it, columnist Steve Lopez writes.

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In a small California town, a fight over desalination is now about environmental justice 15.9.2020 LA Times: Environment

A proposed desalination plant along Monterey Bay is one of the most complicated and fraught issues to come before the California Coastal Commission.

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Extreme heat, rare summer snow brought unprecedented West Coast firestorms 14.9.2020 LA Times: Environment

To understand why so many fires are burning out of control in the West, you have to go back to Labor Day — and the freak snowstorm that hit Colorado.

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How climate change is fueling record-breaking California wildfires, heat and smog 13.9.2020 LA Times: Environment

Record heat. Record acres burned. Sky-high air pollution. The extremes California has experienced in recent weeks all have one thing in common: They were made worse by climate change.

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Op-Ed: With global heating, expect inferno seasons in the American West 12.9.2020 LA Times: Opinion

Even talking about records is starting to feel pointless when every year is practically guaranteed to be hotter than the last.

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Letters to the Editor: California's heat waves aren't as dramatic as its fires, but they're just as deadly 11.9.2020 LA Times: Opinion

Like toxic pollution and COVID-19, heat waves disproportionately affect low-income communities and those with preexisting health conditions.

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Los Angeles suffers worst smog in almost 30 years 11.9.2020 LA Times: Environment

Air quality officials said the high pollution readings were a result of intense heat combined with stagnant weather conditions.

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Op-Ed: Growing up in the California heat — and learning to love it 9.9.2020 LA Times: Opinion

In the 1970s, my siblings and I ran barefoot on the blistering sidewalks of Riverside until the calluses and dirt on the soles of our feet seemed as thick as the black rubber treads of sandals.

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Why does California's power grid keep flirting with disaster? We've got answers 9.9.2020 LA Times: Business

Labor Day Weekend had state officials pleading for energy conservation to avoid blackouts. The power grid operator's CEO talks challenges and the future.

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