User: irge304 Topic: Extreme Weather
Category: High Temperatures
Last updated: Oct 13 2019 03:27 IST RSS 2.0
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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".
No, Air Conditioning Won't Save You From Global Warming | Opinion 29.7.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
By 2050, we will be using as much energy on AC as we are now using to power the United States, the EU and Japan—combined.
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Killer Heat Waves Are Becoming Much More Common. Fortunately Scientists Are Getting Better at Predicting Them. 28.7.2019 Mother Jones
This story was originally published by Wired and is shared here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration.  The City of Lights could be the City of Lights Out tomorrow as temperatures approach a record of 107 degrees. And Paris isn’t the only place sweltering in this week’s heat. Cyclists in the Tour de France are wearing stretchy sacks […]
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Restaurants Are Turning To Faux-Guacamole Due To High Avocado Prices 27.7.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Last year's heat wave in California is driving prices of avocados through the roof, so some of the state's Mexican restaurants are turning to squash as a substitute in guacamole.
Climate Change Is Killing US Soldiers 27.7.2019 Mother Jones
Rising temperatures due to climate change are melting ice caps, raising sea levels, and increasing the frequency and intensity of extreme weather events. They’re also killing US soldiers. At least 17 soldiers died from heat-related illnesses in the decade between 2008 and 2018, a joint investigation between Inside Climate News and NBC News found. An […]
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It's So Hot in Europe's Heat Wave, Countries are Painting Railroad Tracks White So They Don't Melt 26.7.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
The paint can reduce the temperature up to 50 Fahrenheit (10 Celsius).
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Greta Thunberg Teams Up With The 1975 For New Song on Climate Change 25.7.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
The song features the activist reciting an essay over ambient music, urging listeners to join a popular rebellion against climate change.
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On The Hottest Day Of the Year In London, Passengers Only Ride Air-Conditioned Tube Lines 25.7.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
There has been a heatwave all across the country for the past week, and in London, commuters are seeking air-conditioned shelter wherever possible.
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Do Brits need to toughen up in a heatwave? 25.7.2019 BBC: Front Page
Is it fair to judge Brits for not coping in the heat, or are there biological reasons why we struggle?
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As climate change threatens California, officials seek 'sustainable insurance' 24.7.2019 LA Times: Environment

As global warming threatens California with coastal flooding and contributes to ever more destructive wildfire seasons, the state's insurance commissioner has announced a collaborative agreement with the United Nations to develop a "sustainable insurance road map."

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Sheba the Lion Dies From Overheating in North Carolina Heatwave: 'The Epitome of What It Means to Be a Lion' 24.7.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Animal sanctuary staff spent more than 24 hours trying to save the lion, who led a small pride of three.
Maids Moreton: Murder trial jury sent home due to heat 23.7.2019 BBC: Front Page
Jurors say they are struggling to concentrate despite using a fan and opening windows, as UK temperatures soar.
When Will The Heat Wave End? Flash Flood Warnings for Mid-Atlantic, Tennessee Valley and Mississippi Valley, Forecast Updates 22.7.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Severe thunderstorms will pose a risk to mid-Atlantic through to southern New England until Wednesday.
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Brooklyn, Queens Power Outage Latest: Thousands of Con Edison Customers Affected by Blackout Caused by Extreme Heat Wave 22.7.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Con Ed said it was reducing voltage and asked customers to turn off "non-essential" appliances to conserve power.
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This Map Shows How Unbearably Hot It Will Be in Your Town When You’re Old 20.7.2019 Mother Jones
This story was originally published by Grist and appears here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. Residents of Harris County, Texas are no stranger to heat. The swampy Houston metro area averages nearly 40 days per year with temperatures in the 100 degrees F or higher range. But, according to a pair of papers published this week, […]
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New York City Train Service Disrupted One Day After MTA Recommends Massive Job Cuts 20.7.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
New York City trains halted during a sweltering rush hour on Friday, just as the Metropolitan Transit Authority gets ready to vote next week on slashing 2,700 jobs.
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In Minnesota, you can still find a skiing spot in a July heat wave — sort of 20.7.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Even as temperatures swelter into the 90s across much of the state, snowboarders and skiers can still find a small refuge to ride in northeastern Minnesota.
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