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A Climate of Denial: Coral Bleaching, Political Obfuscation, and the Climate Crisis

“It was catastrophic, gut wrenching and incredibly disturbing. That was one of the most comprehensive hard coral cover sites on the Reef and all of the coral in the shallows was fully bleached. 2,048 more words

Climate Change

Virtual reality more effective in spurring storm evacuation than alerts: study

Virtual reality simulations work better than traditional alerts in motivating people to evacuate ahead of hurricanes, research said on Friday, part of efforts to improve alert methods as the risk of extreme weather increases. 362 more words

World

US Air Quality Drops After Decades of Improvement

Over the last two years, the US has had 15% more days with unhealthy air than there were on average from 2013 through 2016. In those four years, the US had the fewest number of polluted days since 1980. 80 more words

U.S.

No Excuses #Fitness for Extreme Weather

There is no excuse more prevalent than dealing with extreme weather conditions to thwart your plans for physical activity.

“An early-morning walk is a blessing for the whole day.” …

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Leisure

California heat lower than past extreme levels

“On June 17, 1859, Santa Barbara, California was so hot that no humans could be outside, and there was widespread destruction of animals and plants.  Fruit burned on one side and fell to the ground.” click here

Stormy Weather And Summer Days

The weather is pretty funny at the moment. One day it’s super stormy with heavy rain and heavy thunderstorms, and in-between we have days that are sunny and humid. 447 more words

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