User: irge304 Topic: Extreme Weather
Category: Hurricanes
Last updated: Oct 18 2020 17:41 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Op-Ed: In one week, the elements that make life possible on Earth went haywire 18.10.2020 LA Times: Opinion

The extreme heat in my hometown, the intense fires in your hometown and the excessive weather in other hometowns are the work of humans.

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La Niña may signal scant relief from California's seemingly endless loop of hot, dry weather 11.10.2020 LA Times: Environment

Trends in the equatorial Pacific suggest little relief in the foreseeable future for California

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Denver weather: Hot, dry and extreme fire danger 10.10.2020 Denver Post: News: Local
The warm and dry conditions that have persisted throughout the summer will continue Saturday, as forecasters warn of extreme fire danger in parts of the state.
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“This is not a bad dream”: New hurricane menaces Louisiana 9.10.2020 Denver Post: News: Local
Louisiana residents confronting the menace of a new hurricane weeks after one battered their communities got stark warnings Thursday to brace for winds that could turn debris into missiles and to use the remaining hours before the storm strikes to take emergency precautions despite their weariness.
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Pence Said Trump Listens to Scientists. That’s a Joke, Right? 8.10.2020 Mother Jones
Surprise! Vice President Mike Pence said a bunch of gibberish on climate change. During the vice-presidential debate, when moderator Susan Page of USA Today asked Pence about his views on climate, Pence claimed that he and Trump are listening to the scientists. “The climate is changing,” he said. “But the issue is, what’s the cause and […]
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Mexican tourist hotspot braces for hurricane 7.10.2020 BBC: World
Forecasters warn of a life-threatening storm surge and strong winds in the Yucatán peninsula.
Will a former hurricane provide the 'great wet hope' for the West Coast? 2.10.2020 LA Times: Environment

Remnants of Marie could interact with a dip in the jet stream to bring rain to California.

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Opinion: Among the debate casualties: Serious discussion of climate change 30.9.2020 LA Times: Opinion

Moderators must move climate change to the forefront in presidential debates. It is a global threat of historic magnitude.

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Black Voters Could Be Decisive Eco-Voters in the Most High Stakes Election in US History. 28.9.2020 Mother Jones
This story appeared in WURD as part of the Covering Climate Now project and is being shared through the Climate Desk Partnership. It’s not only been a summer season (now autumn) of a deadly pandemic, toxic politics, and social unrest, but the nation has been rocked by a non-stop series of environmental calamities triggered by […]
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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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Cyclone Ianos: Two dead as 'medicane' sweeps across Greece 19.9.2020 BBC: World
The rare "medicane" storm flooded buildings, toppled trees and triggered landslides in central areas.
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Hurricane Maria Slammed Into Puerto Rico 3 Years Ago. Finally Trump Is Providing Some Additional Aid. 19.9.2020 Mother Jones
Almost three years to the day after Hurricane Maria slammed into Puerto Rico, killing thousands of people and leaving up to $95 billion of damage in its wake, the Trump administration announced a $13 billion aid package for the island’s recovery on Friday. Administration officials touted the funds as a big win for the island, […]
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Medicane Storm Ianos lashes western Greece 18.9.2020 BBC: World
Intense wind and rain flood streets and fell trees on islands in western Greece.
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Floods and destruction as storm Sally moves north 17.9.2020 BBC News - US & Canada
Torrential rains could bring damaging floods to the Carolinas, Georgia and Virginia.
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American Exceptionalism is Another Casualty of Our Climate Disasters 17.9.2020 Mother Jones
“Historic” has become the word of the year for the worst possible reasons. Even putting aside the global pandemic and its accompanying economic catastrophe for a moment, from wildfires and hurricanes, to floods and heatwaves, it seems as if every weather event of 2020 has been “historic.” California, Oregon, and Louisiana broke records for wildfires […]
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Hurricane Sally: Slow-moving US storm batters boats and bridges 17.9.2020 BBC News - US & Canada
Torrential rain also causes "catastrophic" floods as the storm heads over the Florida-Alabama border.
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Hurricane Sally: 'That's my car... submerged' 17.9.2020 BBC: World
Video shows flooded streets in the city of Pensacola in Florida.
Denver weather: Even if it’s no record-breaker, temps remains warmer than normal 16.9.2020 Denver Post: News: Local
Denver might have to wait until next year to break the record for the number of days at 90 degrees or hotter in one year.
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Hurricane Sally: 'Catastrophic flooding' as storm hits US 16.9.2020 BBC: World
Authorities warn of "historic and catastrophic flooding" as Sally makes landfall.
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Letters to the Editor: Gavin Newsom tried to talk some sense into Trump. Why even bother? 16.9.2020 LA Times: Opinion

'Mr. President, why are you here? Is to help or just take up our time?'

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