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Explaining extreme events from a climate perspective

This special report of the Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society (BAMS) presents some extreme events in 2016, such as the record global heat, the heat across Asia, the 2015-16 El Niño and a marine heat wave off the coast of Alaska, and discusses how human-caused climate change may have affected the strength and likelihood of these extreme events. 11 more words


What It's Like Living In Arizona

I have lived in Arizona all my life and honestly i’m sick of it. Sick of the weather that is. When people in California complain about it being 70°F in December I flip out. 237 more words


Summer's first big heatwave to send mercury, fire risks soaring

The first big heatwave of the summer will scorch inland Australia this week and reach the east coast by Thursday, sending the mercury and fire risks soaring as it goes. 348 more words


Fires, Floods, Extreme Heat: California's Year Of Epic Disasters

SACRAMENTO (CNN) — California just can’t catch a break this year.

The year started with torrential rain that unleashed landslides and deadly flooding. The deluge destroyed roads,  545 more words


Record highs in Iowa track with global highs

Jenna Ladd | December 6, 2017

Temperatures reached an all-time high of 69 degrees Fahrenheit in Des Moines on Monday.

Iowa Mesonet found that temperatures at 8 AM and 12 PM on Monday also reached an all-time hourly high for the state on the 131 year record. 188 more words


Heat Wave

Yesterday it reached a staggering 81 degrees Fahrenheit. You may sense a bit of sarcasm (coming from a North Carolina girl), but you know what, I do have to say that the UK isn’t built for this kind of heat. 262 more words

Highlights of the Findings of the U.S. Global Change Research Program Climate Science Special Report

This executive summary presents the Fourth National Climate Assessment (NCA4), an authoritative assessment of the science of climate change, with a focus on the United States.  27 more words