While most of the northern US was hit with a polar vortex and record cold earlier this month, Australia and New Zealand were hit with a polar opposite record heat … [Read full article]
Deadly storms strike the coast, snow blankets the interior, drought cripples rural communities, and flooding inundates the poor. Scientists expect natural disasters such as these — and worse — to … [Read full article]
Scientists studying the effect of drought and heat waves on grass growth have found that it matters when during the year these events take place, and that each month yields … [Read full article]
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With the country still deep in the middle of a heat wave, some tips to stay cool and energy efficient.
Extremely high temperatures have stricken the Midwest and are certain to persist throughout the week. The extreme discomfort will soon spread to the East Coast. Eighteen states issued heat watches, warnings or advisories. Some states have experienced record high temperatures.
According to new research conducted by researchers at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, the number of deaths attributed to heatwaves in cities is likely to increase as a result of the intensification of global warming.
New data shows that Russia has recently experienced the largest number of wildfires (bushfires) around its capital this year than in the last 15 years. This according to data collected … [Read full article]
One degree of warming may be too much for some countries, with heat waves possibly commonplace by the year 2039. A new study by Stanford University climate scientists has looked … [Read full article]
Climate change is at risk of damaging the unpredictable mountainous regions according to a new study. [social_buttons]Each year we are learning more and more about our climate and the affect … [Read full article]
Hundreds died in India in May due to heat waves with record high temperatures. Meanwhile, a town in Pakistan set the new record for highest temperature ever recorded in Asia! … [Read full article]
It’s not even summer on the calendar yet, and the temperature has already topped 100 degrees on several occasions in New York City. According to the Centers for Disease Control, … [Read full article]