Climate-Jacked Monsoon Defeats Trump’s Border Wall

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Wed, 01 Sep 2021 14:40:33 +0000

I saw the tweet below last week and I couldn’t help but notice the irony, the deep irony. First, though, let’s roll through a little background. Word from 2016 Trump campaign insiders is that Trump didn’t initially like the “build a wall” campaign proposal and mantra. It was actually created by campaign team members who […]

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The Heat Is On — Is The Grid Ready?

Credit to Author: U.S. Department of Energy| Date: Thu, 26 Aug 2021 00:24:58 +0000

PNNL develops solutions to help prep the grid for more frequent and intense droughts, heat waves, and wildfires

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“It’s Biblical” — Climate Fueled Destruction Circles The Globe

Credit to Author: Nexus Media| Date: Mon, 02 Aug 2021 22:55:00 +0000

In recent days, now-houseless survivors of Oregon’s Bootleg Fire surveyed their incinerated communities, dozens huddled in a Colorado tunnel seeking shelter from a mudslide, and across the Eastern Hemisphere fires and landslides forced evacuations and took lives. These, and other, impacts of human-caused climate change come as the U.S. Senate considers an infrastructure package largely […]

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Lake Powell Water Levels Fall To Lowest On Record

Credit to Author: Nexus Media| Date: Thu, 29 Jul 2021 03:10:38 +0000

Lake Powell fell to just 33% capacity Monday, marking the lowest level on record, in large part due to a climate-change driven drought in the region. The reservoir, which is the country’s second largest, is fed by the Colorado River and provides water for more than 40 million people across the region, including farmers, ranchers […]

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Hot Start to Olympics Raises Health Concerns

Credit to Author: Nexus Media| Date: Tue, 27 Jul 2021 03:00:59 +0000

The 2020 Summer Olympics kicked off in Tokyo on Friday and there are already signs the toughest part of the competition may just be the extreme heat and humidity in what is expected to be the hottest Olympics on record. Temperatures in Tokyo this time of year are usually in the high 80s, but a […]

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Extreme Heat Sets Records & Sets Stage For More Fires In U.S. West

Credit to Author: Nexus Media| Date: Thu, 22 Jul 2021 00:40:40 +0000

Extreme heat continues to bake the American West, breaking temperature records, and exacerbating drought and other wildfire catalysts. Billings, Montana, broke a 61-year-old record with 106°F heat on Monday. Boise, Idaho has hit 95°F for 23 days straight. And Salt Lake City hit 100°F for the 17th time this year on Sunday, just 4 days […]

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Torrential Rain & Deadly Floods Shock Climatologist & Wreak Devastation In Western Europe

Credit to Author: Nexus Media| Date: Tue, 20 Jul 2021 23:12:05 +0000

More than 100 people are dead and about 1,300 still missing in the wake of extreme rain and flooding western Europe. The torrential rainfall — as much as two months’ worth in two days, amounts not seen in the summer for at least a century — unleashed flooding that stacked cars like children’s toys and drowned […]

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