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Heat

22,000 Percent Increase In Heat Extremes 1980 to Present – 60,000 Percent More Likely

By Abrupt changes, Extreme Weather, Heat, Impacts, Temperature

Extreme Heat Increased 22,100 Percent in Last 40 Years James Hansen has a new post out to his big list where he shows heat extremes across Northern Hemisphere land areas have increased a mind bending 22,000 percent. Breaking down Hansen’s work, in the classic 3-standard deviation bell curve colored red, white, blue and burnt sienna with…

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Increasing Wildfire Caused by Climate Change – NASA Uses Professional Judgement

By Climate Catastrophes, Fire, forest health, Heat, Impacts

Climate Change Caused Wildfire – NASA Uses Professional Judgement This piece by NASA really supports the interpretation that no, the increase in fires is not natural cycles, not accumulated fuels because of fire suppression, or even enhanced by climate change. What they are saying is that the unprecedented increase in fires we have been seeing…

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Climate Change Across America 2018: Full Trip Log

By Abrupt changes, Arctic, Climate Catastrophes, Drought, Extreme Weather, Fire, flood, Flooding, forest health, Forest Mortality, Glaciers, Heat, Impacts, in-depth and Popular Press, Mega-Landslides, Permafrost, pine beetle, Shifting Ecology

  Climate Change Across America An Art Film About Climate Impacts Coming in 2020 Full Trip Log, Summer Filming Season 2018: June 27 through August 11 – Austin to the Arctic Circle via California. The expedition was 16,199 miles, 46 days, 42 different camps, 2 motels – Texas, New Mexico, Arizona, California, Oregon, Washington, British Columbia,…

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Apparent Drought, Extremes and Future Impacts

By Drought, Extreme Weather, forest health, Forest Mortality, Heat, Impacts, Myths, rainfall, Shifting Ecology, Temperature, Vegetation Response

One of the general quandaries about current climate change impacts and those with our future climate has been: “how do we end up with drying when precipitation increases with warming as we already see happening and is further projected in the future?” This research from Princeton, University of Southampton and the US Geological Survey does…

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The Biggest Misunderstanding About Climate Change

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Warming Over Land will be Twice the Global Average Because of Cool Ocean Water (Posted on the Ragblog August 9, 2012  http://theragblog.blogspot.com/2012/08/bruce-melton-biggest-misunderstanding.html) Why didn’t they tell us this to start with for goodness sakes! An average considers warming over land and water. Warming over land is much greater than it is over water. Anyone who…

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Australia – Hottest Nine Months Ever Recorded

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March 2, 2010 (From the Australian Bureau of Meteorology) The summer of 2009-10 was a rather wet one for most of Australia, particularly in the east, continuing a sequence in which eight of the last eleven summers have ranked in the wettest 20 of the last 110 years. It was also a warmer-than-normal summer, which…

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US Government OMG Climate Report – – – Extreme Beyond Imagining – – –

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The U.S. Global Change Research Program (USGCRP) coordinates and integrates federal research on changes in the global environment and their implications for society. The USGCRP began as a presidential initiative in 1989 (Reagan – Bus) and was mandated by Congress in the Global Change Research Act of 1990 (P.L. 101-606), which called for "a comprehensive…

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UK Met Office Says Get Ready for Heat Waves

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January 8, 2009 Heat waves as strong as 2003 when 30,000 died in Europe will occur every other year by the year 2030 says the Met UK Office, the United Kingdoms government climate modeling program. The Earth today is 0.2 degrees warmer than the 1990 to 1999 average and the warming will continue to accelerate. …

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