U.S. Breaks Extreme Weather Records, Asia Breaks Extreme Heat Records (+ Top Science News)
The U.S. has already set its new record for most damage caused from extreme weather events in a year. (We haven’t even hit hurricane season and there’s also no end in sight to Texas’ devastating, record-breaking drought). The tab is already over $1 billion this year, with the cumulative total since records began being $35 billion.
From droughts to floods to tornadoes, the NOAA reports that 9 natural disasters have already slammed the U.S. this year.
On the other side of the planet, 6 countries in Asia, the Middle East, and Africa set new record highs this summer.
Not fun stuff.. of course, don’t make any connections….
Climate Scientists Speaking Up
- Texas Climate Scientist Katharine Hayhoe Responds To Rick Perry
- Texas Scientists: $5 Billion Drought Caused By Deadly Combination Of Climate Variability And Carbon Pollution
- Settled Science – Humans are Raising CO2 Levels
- Joseph E. Postma and the Greenhouse Effect
- Joseph E. Postma and the Greenhouse Effect Part 2
Climate Science “Skeptics”/Deniers
- Joe Bastardi is ‘Completely Wrong’ and ‘Does Not Understand the Very Basics of the Science’, Climatologists Explain
- Climate Skeptic Fool’s Gold
- A new SkS resource: climate skeptics and their myths
More Science News
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- Myriad chemicals measured in urban children may further health risks.
- U.S. carbon emissions jumped nearly 4 percent in 2010
- Plants And Animals Are ‘Fleeing Global Warming,’ Study Finds
- New research details threats to mammals found in Arctic National Wildlife Refuge
- Lake Tahoe clarity second-worst on record
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