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Human Activities ‘Caused Record Oz Heat’

Human activities made last year’s record-breaking hot summer in Australia five times more likely than it would otherwise have been, meteorologists report.

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Climate Change’s Infecting Europe’s Blood Banks

With temperatures rising drastically all over the world, European countries have seen a rise in tropical diseases. This could spell trouble for their blood donations since the pathogens are unprecedented on the Western continent.

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Plants Wilt as Heat Increases Ozone

Plants are significantly less able to absorb low-level ozone during a heat wave, researchers have found, with implications tied to more than 2 million deaths worldwide by air pollution from human causes.

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Temporary Relief in Sight From Soaring Temperatures

A heat wave that has seen weather services predict temperatures in excess of 105 degrees Fahrenheit in some Northeastern and Midwest states was predicted to abate, at least briefly, via severe thunderstorms in some regions over the weekend.

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At Least 1 Death, Hundreds of Illnesses Blamed on Record U.S. Heat Wave

The Western part of the United States is in the throes of a record-setting heat wave that is expected to continue through the week, with temperatures forecast to hit the 120s in some areas.

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It’s Time for a Conversation, Climate Change Deniers

June 2011 to June 2012 was the hottest 12-month period ever recorded in the mainland United States, according to a report from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. The data don’t even include early July’s record-breaking temperatures that left 22 people dead.

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Climate Change: ‘This Is Just the Beginning’

Evidence supporting the existence of climate change is pummeling the United States this summer, from the mountain wildfires of Colorado to the recent “derecho” storm that left at least 23 dead and 1.4 million people without power from Illinois to Virginia.

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Feeling the Heat

Still don’t believe in climate change? Then you’re either deep in denial or delirious from the heat.

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Moscow Is Melting

The Russian capital has suffered nearly 50 fires as Muscovites cope with the hottest temperatures ever recorded in the city. The BBC reports that it got up to 102 degrees Fahrenheit on Thursday. Guess they won’t be needing those funny hats.

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Heat Wave Silences Climate Skeptics

It’s odd how little we’ve heard lately from the skeptics who deny that climate change is real. What’s the matter, people? Heat stroke?

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Extreme Weather Ravages Europe

Extreme weather is rolling across Europe, bringing suffering and death. While the north has had to cope with heavy rainfall and flooding, an estimated 500 people were killed in Hungary alone last week by a heat wave that has spread across the southeast.

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Not Your Father’s Heat Wave

While it may be frowned upon to discuss the weather, in this age of global warming it’s worth noting that the current heat wave is expected to break records throughout the western United States. Boise, Idaho, for instance, is about to be 6 degrees hotter than ever, while the town of Baker, Calif., which conveniently possesses a 134-foot-tall thermometer, recently topped off at 125 degrees. Can the ice caps be far behind?

Posted on Jul 6, 2007 READ MORE


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