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climate cange drives, hotter more frequent heat waves – Los Angeles Times

As California awakens to the worsening risk of extreme climate events, researchers are shedding new light on last year’s anomalous and extreme Pacific Northwest heat wave. One study published this week said such heat waves could become 20 times more…

California Tribe Reignites Age-Old Practice of Intermittent Burns to Prevent Wildfires

Out in the Klamath Mountains of northern California, fires are rushing through the underbrush, lighting everything they touch between the trees ablaze. However these aren’t a danger to the rich hardwood forests, they are deliberately set by the Yurok and Karuk tribal nations—as a wildfire prevention strategy of all things. As strange as it might […]

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From climate change denial to delayism: Oil firms send academics into the fray – EL PAÍS USA

On April 8, 2021, José Francisco Contreras Peláez, a member of Spain’s lower house of parliament, spoke during a session of the parliamentary committee for Ecological Transition and Demographic Challenge. Contreras, a deputy representing the hard-right party Vox, was there…

Here’s how climate change may have impacted last week’s record-setting heat wave in NorCal – KCRA Sacramento

For much of this summer, it seemed like the really nasty heat would pass Northern California by this year. Then last week happened. A late summer 2022 heat wave centered over the southwest United States rewrote many records in several…

The meandering waves that connect jet streams to global warming – Yale News

Extra waves may be great for surfers, but they can lead to tumultuous weather when they start showing up in jet streams. That’s because jet streams — blowing ribbons of wind that encircle the earth — play a critical role…

Warming Trends: Climate Insomnia, the Decline of Alpine Bumblebees and Cycling like the Dutch and the Danes – InsideClimate News

SCIENCE A Sleep Stressor That Never Fades Away Almost 70 percent of Americans have struggled to fall asleep or stay asleep because of anxieties around climate change and environmental issues, a recent survey found.  The issue seems to be more…

Hiking the Pacific Crest Trail: How Climate Change Has Transformed the Trek – The New York Times

The already grueling 2,600-mile hike now includes the added challenges of global warming, which can mean a lack of shade and exposure to smoke and fire. Send any friend a story As a subscriber, you have 10 gift articles to…

Heat, Water, Fire: How Climate Change Is Transforming the Pacific Crest Trail – The New York Times

The already grueling 2,600-mile hike now includes the added challenges of global warming, which can mean a lack of shade and exposure to smoke and fire. Send any friend a story As a subscriber, you have 10 gift articles to…

Climate Change Makes Lightning More Likely. Here’s Why That’s a Big Deal – InsideClimate News

A bolt of lightning strikes next to lower Manhattan and One World Trade Center in New York City during a thunderstorm on Aug. 27, 2020 as seen from Jersey City, New Jersey. Credit: Gary Hershorn/Getty Images Correction: A previous version…

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