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1.  Gather them now: the documents you’d need to file a FEMA claim  

2022-06-21


Yale Universities Climate Connections
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In the aftermath of a disaster, collecting your important documents might not be top of mind. That’s why experts suggest getting everything in order well ahead of a hurricane, wildfire, or flood. The post Gather them now: the documents you’d need to file a FEMA claim appeared first on Yale Climat...

2.  A large Saharan dust cloud heads towards the United States and will affect the southern states this weekend  

2022-05-20


Severe Weather Europe
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<p>A new large Saharan dust cloud is moving across the Atlantic Ocean. It is currently covering a large portion of the tropical Atlantic, heading for …</p> <p>The post <a href=&ldquo;https://www.severe-weather.eu/global-weather/large-saharan-dust-cloud-event-forecast-united-states-fa/&rdquo; rel=&ldquo;nofollow&ldquo;>A large Saharan dust cloud heads towards the United States and will affect the southern states this weekend</a> appeared first on <a href=&ldquo;https://www.severe-weather.eu&ldquo; rel=&ldquo;nofollow&ldquo;>Severe Weather Europe</a>.</p>

3.  7 TV meteorologists discuss their coverage of climate change and weather  

2022-04-24


Yale Universities Climate Connections
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A growing number of TV mets are addressing climate change as part of their weather coverage and in this video describe their approaches. The post 7 TV meteorologists discuss their coverage of climate change and weather appeared first on Yale Climate Connections.

4.  In the Wake of 2021's Costly Deluges, Europe's Banks and Insurers Face a Reckoning  

2022-01-25


Yale E360
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With parts of Europe still recovering from last summer's devastating floods, the European Central Bank (ECB) is gauging how commercial lenders would cope if flood-prone real estate were to suddenly lose nearly half of its value.Read more on E360 →

5.  Third-costliest year on record for weather disasters in 2021: $343 billion in damages  

2022-01-25


Yale Universities Climate Connections
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The year featured a record four mega-disasters costing at least $20 billion, and had 47 billion-dollar weather disasters. The post Third-costliest year on record for weather disasters in 2021: $343 billion in damages appeared first on Yale Climate Connections.

6.  Florida’s Red Tides Are Getting Worse and May Be Hard to Control Because of Climate Change  

2022-01-19


Inside Climate News
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A task force appointed by Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis to address the state’s algal bloom crisis concluded in a recent report that “without hard work and careful planning” adverse human health impacts and widespread wildlife mortality would most likely “worsen” because of climate change and the state’...

7.  Last Year’s Overall Climate Was Shaped by Warming-Driven Heat Extremes Around the Globe  

2022-01-14


Inside Climate News
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Earth’s annual average temperature checkup can mask a lot of the details of the climate record over the previous year, and 2021 showed that deadly heat-related climate extremes happen, even if it’s not a record-warm year. Global average temperature isn’t always the most important measure, Universit...

8.  Weather 2022: New anomalies are growing in the Atmosphere and the Oceans, that will change the weather patterns as we head deeper into the year  

2022-01-09


Severe Weather Europe
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Major changes are coming in 2022 across the atmosphere and the oceans, creating different weather patterns into the second half of the year, and especially … The post Weather 2022: New anomalies are growing in the Atmosphere and the Oceans, that will change the weather patterns as we head deeper int...

9.  Video: Historic tornadic weather extremes in mid-December  

2022-01-06


Yale Universities Climate Connections
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With all that’s happened weather-wise and otherwise since then, memories of the record-setting derecho and long-track tornadoes of mid-December persist. The post Video: Historic tornadic weather extremes in mid-December appeared first on Yale Climate Connections.

10.  Flights Canceled, 800,000 Without Power As Fast-Moving Winter Storm Pounds Mid-Atlantic  

2022-01-03


ZeroHedge News
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Flights Canceled, 800,000 Without Power As Fast-Moving Winter Storm Pounds Mid-Atlantic Update (1217ET): A fast-moving winter storm pounded the Southeast and Mid-Atlantic, resulting in 800,00 customers without power.  According to PowerOutage.US, the highest concentration of power outages spanned acros...

11.  Massive Snowstorm To Ring In New Year For Millions Of Americans  

2021-12-31


ZeroHedge News
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Massive Snowstorm To Ring In New Year For Millions Of Americans AccuWeather meteorologists say that millions of Americans will be ringing in the new year with a massive winter storm that is expected to blanket the Midwest and parts of the Northeast with as much as 18 inches of snow. As of 0900 ET, winte...

12.  Typhoon Rai death toll rises to 397 in the Philippines  

2021-12-31


World Socialist Web Site
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The typhoon, which has confronted hundreds of thousands with the risk of starvation and disease, has exacerbated already existing social tensions in impoverished regions of the Philippines.

13.  Brutally Cold Outbreaks in Our Climate Casino  

2021-12-30


Paul Beckwith, Climate Systems Scientist
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Brutally Cold Outbreaks in Our Climate Casino // Dec 30, 2021 Brutally Cold Outbreaks are part of our Weather Weirding, Weather Wilding, and Weather Whiplashing in our Climate Casino. Although we usually focus on extreme weather as being heat domes, … Continue reading →

14.  Warmer in Alaska Than San Diego This Week as Temperature Record 'Pulverized'  

2021-12-29


Common Dreams - Breaking News & Views for the Progressive Community
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&ldquo;Climate change continues to push the envelope on what is possible all over the globe,&rdquo; said one meteorologist.

15.  New Documentary Explains Extreme Weather Emergency  

2021-12-29


Common Dreams - Breaking News & Views for the Progressive Community
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The new PBS documentary “Earth Emergency” is essential viewing for anyone who wants to understand extreme weather's causes and what can be done about it.

16.  After Warmest Christmas On Record, Alaska Braces For 'Biblical Rains'  

2021-12-30


ZeroHedge News
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After Warmest Christmas On Record, Alaska Braces For 'Biblical Rains' At a moment much of the southern United States experienced an unusually warm Christmas, with temperatures in Texas over the past days staying in the 70's and even reaching into the 80's, Alaska in the far north near the Arctic Circl...

17.  Alaska sets record high December temperature of 19.4C  

2021-12-29


The Guardian
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The island community of Kodiak set the record on Sunday and scientists fear the population will be deluged with rain as climate warms An unusual winter warm spell in Alaska has brought daytime temperatures soaring past 15.5C (60F) and torrents of rain at a time of year normally associated with bitte...

18.  Dam Collapse Sends Wall Of Water Into Brazilian Town  

2021-12-27


ZeroHedge News
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Dam Collapse Sends Wall Of Water Into Brazilian Town After weeks of heavy rain, a dam in the northeastern Brazilian state of Bahia collapsed, sending a massive wall of water into populated areas.  The dam in focus is the Igua dam, located near the city of Vitoria da Conquista in southern Bahia. It reportedl...

19.  Christmas roast: temperatures soar in Texas and US south-east  

2021-12-25


The Guardian
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Warm weather could make this the hottest December on record for many cities in the region, including Dallas and New OrleansAbout 200 temperature records in the US may be broken over the next several days as warm air across Texas and the south-east is predicted to bring spring or even summer-like conditions...

20.  Super Typhoon Rai plows through the Philippines  

2021-12-16


Yale Universities Climate Connections
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Rai is the third category 5 typhoon to make landfall in the Philippines in the past two years. The post Super Typhoon Rai plows through the Philippines appeared first on Yale Climate Connections.

21.  Blizzard warnings in Hawaii, no snow in Denver: What’s behind this month’s wild weather?  

2021-12-07


Grist
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This December is giving a whole new meaning to weather whiplash.

22.  Severe Weather Photography Contest – Winners of Week #39 of 2021 (Sep 27th – Oct 3rd)  

2021-11-07


Severe Weather Europe
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SEVERE WEATHER PHOTOGRAPHY CONTEST RESULTS Week 39 of 2021 (Sep 27th – Oct 3rd) The winning photographs are based on the highest number of votes.

23.  How the coastal mid-Atlantic is haunted by sea-level rise  

2021-11-05


Yale Universities Climate Connections
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A short video from Local Motives shows how salt marshes are changing coastal landscapes in Maryland and New Jersey. The post How the coastal mid-Atlantic is haunted by sea-level rise appeared first on Yale Climate Connections.

24.  Subtropical Storm Wanda forms, exhausting the Atlantic list of storms  

2021-10-31


Yale Universities Climate Connections
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For only the third time on record, and the second year in a row, a “W” storm has formed in the Atlantic. Wanda is not a threat to land. The post Subtropical Storm Wanda forms, exhausting the Atlantic list of storms appeared first on Yale Climate Connections.

25.  Amplified Arctic Warming Causing Stratospheric Polar Vortex Stretching and Extreme Cold Outbreaks  

2021-10-25


Paul Beckwith, Climate Systems Scientist
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Amplified Arctic Warming Causing Stratospheric Polar Vortex Stretching and Extreme Cold Outbreaks // Oct 19, 2021 Arctic warming is occurring at a rate that is between 4 and 5 times faster than global warming. Not twice as fast, as still … Continue reading →

26.  In 2021, US on Pace for Most Billion-Dollar Weather Disasters Since Records Began  

2021-10-12


Common Dreams
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&ldquo;What we are seeing now with these increasing disasters is with just one degree of warming on our planet,&rdquo; said one scientist. &ldquo;We have to choose now between bad or terrible outcomes.&ldquo;

27.  Unusually early Stratospheric Warming event is starting, with more to follow, having a yet unknown effect on the Polar Vortex this upcoming cold season  

2021-10-11


Severe Weather Europe
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The Polar Vortex has just returned for the cold season 2021/2022, yet it is already facing its first stratospheric warming event. An unusually early warming … The post Unusually early Stratospheric Warming event is starting, with more to follow, having a yet unknown effect on the Polar Vortex this upcomin...

28.  We Are Living in a Climate Emergency, and We are Going to Say So  

2021-04-13


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Scientific American now says that it is time to use a term that more than 13,000 scientists agree is needed

29.  Climate Change Disaster Isn’t a Future Threat — It’s Already Here  

2021-07-06


Jacobin Magazine
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British Columbia, Canada, reaches so far into the north of our globe that I once saw the northern lights close to its border with the Yukon. Canada’s geography perhaps makes it all the more stark that its recent heat wave has seen approximately three hundred excess deaths amid temperature highs of 49.5°...

30.  Shaheen headed for historic landfall in Oman  

2021-10-03


Yale Universities Climate Connections
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The cyclone is pushing west on an unprecedented track through the Gulf of Oman. The post Shaheen headed for historic landfall in Oman appeared first on Yale Climate Connections.

32.  Extreme Weather Is 'New Normal’ Thanks To Decades Of Climate Inaction  

2021-07-25


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A sobering compilation of climate disasters by Chris Hayes. @chrislhayes. I used to worry about the future impact of climate change. Now we can all see the past disasters caused by it.

33.  Extreme Heat Risks May Be Widely Underestimated and Sometimes Left Out of Major Climate Reports  

2021-05-16


Inside Climate News
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While scientists warn with increasing urgency that global warming is sharply increasing the likelihood of deadly heat waves, many regions are doing little to protect vulnerable populations. Recent research shows that the global death toll from extreme heat is rising, but still, “Large parts of society don’t think of heat as a threat,”

34.  French winemakers count cost of ‘worst frost in decades’  

2021-04-10


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Freezing temperatures damage crops and vines in France, soon it won't be just grapes.

35.  The top 10 weather and climate events of a record-setting year  

2020-12-21


Yale Universities Climate Connections
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A solid review of the worst of the climate change induced extreme weather events of this year.

36.  More frequent, heavier rains strain U.S. dams  

2020-12-29


Yale Universities Climate Connections
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Increased rain from Climate Change meets 90K poorly maintained dams in the US reaching the end of their 50-60 year design life.