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The undeniable link between weather disasters and climate change – The Washington Post

2020 has also been hot. During one of the Northern Hemisphere’s warmest winters on record, the Great Lakes never froze, Russian officials in Moscow had to import fake snow for the holidays, and the fire season in parched California began…

California’s Energy Disaster Is Coming To Virginia

“It can’t happen here” is one of the most dangerous sentences you can utter. The comforting conviction, for example, that some other state’s well-publicized blunders would never be adopted by your own elected representatives can turn out to be just…

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A second Trump term would be ‘game over’ for the climate, says one of the world’s top climate scientists

This article is published as part of Covering Climate Now, a collaboration of 400-plus news outlets to strengthen coverage of the climate story. The Guardian is the lead partner of CCN. Michael Mann, one of the most eminent climate scientists…

Mixing of the planet’s ocean waters is slowing down, speeding up global warming, study finds – Washington Post

The reduced up and down mixing is expected to have sweeping implications beyond just accelerating global warming. It is projected to increase energy available to hurricanes and other storms, reduce essential nutrients for fish in upper ocean layers and diminish…

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Commentary: Senate legislation would slow down global warming – Delaware State News – Delaware State News

By Sen. Tom Carper From the catastrophic wildfires out West, to the more frequent and powerful hurricanes forming in the Atlantic — it’s clear that the climate crisis is here, in every direction we look. In Delaware, the lowest-lying state…

A Plea To President Trump To Reverse Leftist Forestry Policies

I live near two of the Oregon towns that basically burned to the ground last week – Phoenix, population 4,600, virtually obliterated with approximately 1,000 homes destroyed, and neighboring Talent, population 6,500, which lost hundreds of homes. Virtually everybody in…

The president who says the coronavirus will go away makes the same prediction about global warming – The Washington Post

Consider an exchange that took place in California at an event focused on the fires. Wade Crowfoot, head of the state’s Natural Resources Agency, called on Trump to recognize the role of climate change in the historic conflagrations. “We’ve had…

NOAA taps David Legates, professor who questions the seriousness and severity of global warming, for top role – The Washington Post

The agency, which oversees weather forecasting, climate research and fisheries, has until now continued its climate research and communications activities unfettered by political influence. For that, NOAA stands in stark contrast to the Environmental Protection Agency and science agencies at…

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Death toll rises as fires choke US west coast and Trump response is lambasted

The death toll from wildfires choking the west coast of the US continued to rise on Sunday as authorities feared more bodies were likely to be found in the charred ruins of towns across several states, and politicians lambasted Donald…