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Extreme Heat Will Make Parts of the Middle East and Africa Uninhabitable by 2050 — Gizmodo

New research shows that temperatures are set to skyrocket in parts of the Middle East and Africa, making human habitation next to impossible. In a region that’s home to 500 million people, that could trigger a climate-exodus of epic proportions.

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Apocalypse

California Drought Report #64: Dry Winter Expected for California

Forecast: La Niña to replace El Niño conditions in the fall of 2016 – dry winter for California expected.

This summer there will be lots of fun and rejoicing on California lakes and reservoirs, many of which are now nearly full thanks to a strong El Niño in the winter of 2015/2016 that produced copious amounts of rain and snow in March.

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California

Climate Change and Peak Oil

Climate Change and Peak Oil
The devil’s duo

Here we are all standing around holding fly swatters, frantically waving them
back and forth. This is our attempt to blow away an asteroid, the size of Texas, 963 more words

Climate Change

Western Canada wildfires: This year could be worse than last, say experts

Wildfires have led to evacuation notices for hundreds in Alberta and B.C., as crews continue to battle several blazes and experts say the dry temperatures could make for a long and brutal fire season. 687 more words

News

Climate Change Minister Paula Bennett revealed

TVNZ’s Q+A on Sunday 24 April featured an interview with Climate Change Minister Paula Bennett. Her responses were further evidence that  National was  increasingly  unable (or unwilling) to cope with the growing threat of climate change. 1,584 more words

The Body Politic

Show Details for the week of May 2nd, 2016

On The Monitor this week:

  • Can a Single Injection Save Soldiers Suffering from PTSD? An interview with Matt Farwell
  • Educational effort to save whales, oceans, and people.
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Afghanistan

AEROSOLS: A New Climate Change Challenge

The Next Front on Climate Change

How to Avoid a Dimmer, Drier World

Veerabhadran Ramanathan, Jessica Seddony, and David G. Victor

After dithering for decades, governments finally seem to be pay ing serious attention to the problem of global climate change. 2,908 more words

Governance