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Global warming turns up the “danger days” in South Florida

Florida’s humidity and heat can add up to “feels like” temperatures that top 100, but that’s nothing compared to what it’s likely to see in the not so distant future. 207 more words


Track wildfires around the U.S.

Monitor wildfires with our interactive wildfires map. The flame icons represent wildfires currently active in the lower 48 states and Alaska. Hover over a given fire to see its name, and if you zoom in you’ll be able to see the outline of the area that’s burning — the so-called fire perimeter.

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The 97% consensus of climate scientists is only 47%

Summary: In February 2014 I examined surveys of climate scientists and found (as had others) that they showed broad agreement with the IPCC’s headline statement about warming since 1950. 1,446 more words

Science & Nature

About the imminent spike in global warming

Summary: Our dysfunctional politics result largely from polarized views of Americans, both sides shaped by skillful and expensive propaganda. To break free we’ll need to learn their methods and develop far deeper skepticism. 1,705 more words

Science & Nature

Drought Takes $2.7 Billion Toll on California Agriculture

June 2, 2015

Climate Central

Summary: Four years of severe drought have cost the state of California an estimated $2.7 billion and 18,600 jobs in the agricultural industry, according to a study conducted by UC Davis. 74 more words


Abbey 2.0

As you may have noticed, I took a quick hiatus from my blog. “Why?,” you may ask?

Well, I finished up my thesis last month and have graduated from the University of Montana with my Master of Arts degree in Environmental Science and Natural Resource Journalism. 194 more words

Climate Change

So far, 2015 is the hottest year on record

By the reckoning of the three main agencies that track global temperature, 2015 has so far been the warmest year in more than a century. Coming immediately after the… 752 more words