User: irge304 Topic: Extreme Weather
Category: High Temperatures
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More threatening than terrorists? 16.10.2007 SFGate: Op-Ed
Since the tragic events of 9/11, we have focused on national security and the threat of terrorism. Without question, preserving the nation from external threats through the use of military, political and diplomatic means is the primary purpose of the state,... ...
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Extreme Heat Raises New Questions for Races 9.10.2007 NY Times: National
The unusual heat and humidity that plagued major road races Sunday has event organizers reviewing their preparations for those conditions — and their plans for future races.
On U.S. Energy Policy / Clean, cheap energy? Not really 2.10.2007 SFGate: Op-Ed
Nuclear power is billed by Christine Todd Whitman and other nuclear advocates as the cure for summertime power outages, but that's exactly when nuclear power is the least dependable. Nuclear reactors demand a constant flow of cold water to keep their... ...
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On U.S. Energy Policy / Clean, cheap energy? Not really 1.10.2007 SFGate: Op-Ed
Nuclear power is billed by Christine Todd Whitman and other nuclear advocates as the cure for summertime power outages, but that's exactly when nuclear power is the least dependable. Nuclear reactors demand a constant flow of cold water to keep their... ...
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French farmers confronted by climate change and dwindling EU aid 28.9.2007 International Herald Tribune: Business
Many European farmers survived the drought last year and the heat wave in 2003 on European Union handouts. Now, farmers in France may find that further help is hard to come by.
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Can the DWP go green by 2010? 23.9.2007 LA Times: Opinion
L.A. should increase its usage of renewable energy, but doing so under a tight deadline could make us worse off.

The L.A. Department of Water and Power is already under fire from customers for seeking a 9% boost in rates over the next three years primarily to pay for an upgrade of its aging electric system, parts of which broke down during the recent heat wave. A city mandate that 20% of the utility's electricity come from renewable energy sources by 2010 could send rates higher.
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Chill Pill 20.9.2007 WSJ: Opinion Journal
Combat global warming? There are better things we can do for the ...
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Chill Pill 20.9.2007 WSJ: Opinion Journal
Combat global warming? There are better things we can do for the Earth.
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DWP's lessons from the heat wave 17.9.2007 LA Times: Opinion
The Department of Water and Power needs expensive upgrades, which will require rate increases. In the week leading up to Labor Day, a searing heat wave gripped Los Angeles. Temperatures soared into the triple digits, and the very air seemed to be on fire. The oppressive heat claimed more than a dozen lives in the county before the temperatures dropped. At the height of the crisis, nearly 30,000 of the L.A. Department of Water and Power's customers were without power, and more than 90 crews were struggling with scattered outages throughout the city. ...
DWP's lessons from the heat wave 17.9.2007 LA Times: Commentary
The Department of Water and Power needs expensive upgrades, which will require rate increases. In the week leading up to Labor Day, a searing heat wave gripped Los Angeles. Temperatures soared into the triple digits, and the very air seemed to be on fire. The oppressive heat claimed more than a dozen lives in the county before the temperatures dropped. At the height of the crisis, nearly 30,000 of the L.A. Department of Water and Power's customers were without power, and more than 90 crews were struggling with scattered outages throughout the city. ...
'Feel good' vs. 'do good' on climate 12.9.2007 IHT: Health/Science
In terms of climate change, the weather matters a lot less than how people respond to it.
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'Feel good' vs. 'do good' on climate 12.9.2007 IHT: Health/Science
In terms of climate change, the weather matters a lot less than how people respond to it.
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Findings: ‘Feel Good’ vs. ‘Do Good’ on Climate 11.9.2007 NY Times: Science
The warming that has already occurred in New York City is on the same scale as what’s expected globally in the next century.
California Heat Wave Ends With a Death Toll Near 25 7.9.2007 NY Times: National
A week of excessively high temperatures has ended in Southern California after causing more than 20 deaths and sporadic power failures.
For heat's victims, a quiet death 6.9.2007 LA Times: Most Emailed
Officials say many were elderly, living on the margins and alone.

Twenty-nine Southern Californians are believed to have died as a result of the recent heat wave, officials said, with most of the victims fitting within the familiar patterns of heat-wave deaths.
NATION IN BRIEF 6.9.2007 Washington Post: Nation
LOS ANGELES -- An eight-day heat wave killed as many as 25 people in Southern California before the temperatures finally began to ebb, coroners in four counties said Wednesday.
Global Warming May Pose Threat to Heart 6.9.2007 AP Top News
VIENNA, Austria (AP) -- Global warming may be melting glaciers and forcing polar bears onto land, but doctors warn it could also affect your heart....
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Southern California heat wave kills four 5.9.2007 Reuters Global Coverage
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The week-long heat wave in Southern California has claimed four lives and caused power outages to more than half a million customers, utility and local officials said on ...
Southern California heat wave kills four 5.9.2007 Reuters Global Coverage
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The week-long heat wave in Southern California has claimed four lives and caused power outages to more than half a million customers, utility and local officials said on ...
Blazes in Greece a Wake-Up Call for Climate Change 4.9.2007 NPR News
This summer's wildfires in Greece killed more than 60 people and destroyed livestock, crops, old-growth forest and scrubland. Environmentalists warn that if drastic measures aren't taken soon, the fires are just an early sign of disasters to come.
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