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1.  Australia ties Southern Hemisphere’s all-time heat record of 123°F; epic heat cooks Argentina  

2022-01-15


Yale Universities Climate Connections
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The Southern Hemisphere heat record was 62 years old; the heat wave in Argentina is a threat to a key world grain-producing breadbasket. The post Australia ties Southern Hemisphere’s all-time heat record of 123°F; epic heat cooks Argentina appeared first on Yale Climate Connections.
2.  NOAA, NASA name 2021 sixth-hottest year on record  

2022-01-13


Yale Universities Climate Connections
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Each of the the past eight years - 2014 through 2021 - is among the eight warmest years on record for the globe. The post NOAA, NASA name 2021 sixth-hottest year on record appeared first on Yale Climate Connections.
3.  Climate Change: Navajo Nation Faces Drought, Fire, Flooding  

2022-01-09


Popular Resistance
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Gallup, New Mexico — It’s an overcast, windy November day as Zachariah Ben stands tall over the small, folding table at a local flea market. His tsiiyééł sits low on his neck and it’s clear that his dark brown hair is very long. Before him, on a black-and-white Pendleton blanket, sit two products — Bidi...
5.  A tour guide to Hell on Earth, small town-style  

2021-12-14


Alternet.org
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A visit to GreenVille, CA a year after burning to the ground in wildfires.
6.  California water districts to get 0% of requested supplies in unprecedented decision  

2021-12-02


The Guardian
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Only water required for health and safety will be allowed as drought continues to grip the state Water agencies in drought-stricken California that serve 27 million residents and 750,000 acres of farmland won’t get any of the water they have requested from the state heading into 2022 other than what’...
7.  'We Lost Everything': Greenville Residents Reel as California's Dixie Fire Grows to Historic Proportions  

2021-08-08


Common Dreams
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Supercharged by heatwaves and drought—both fueled by climate change—wildfires in California this year have incinerated three times as much territory as in the same period of last year's record fire season.
8.  Unprecedented drought conditions across Western US fuel wildfires and water disputes  

2021-06-17


World Socialist Web Site
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An excellent factual review of just how bad it already is, followed by interesting court cases over water rights.
9.  The wildfires are starting.  

2021-05-25


Heated
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This is not good news.
10.  The West Coast Is About to Be Scary Hot  

2021-06-24


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The record-obliterating heat wave will hit California, Oregon, and Washington amid a megadrought. Climate change is accelerating!
11.  The cool, lush Pacific Northwest roasts in Death Valley-like temperatures  

2021-06-29


Yale Universities Climate Connections
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Clearly the heat wave is a devastating symptom of climate change. This climate focused publication points out that few in the Pacific northwest have air conditioning, and go into the details about records being broken, the immediate causes, and the effects on pollution.
12.  It’s hot as hell in the Southwest. We can blame it on Big Oil.  

2021-06-18


Exxon Knews
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Great description of the current state of affairs, what we expect in the near future, and what Exxon expected 50 years ago. But they did not tell us. Were these Crimes against Humanity?
13.  Huge ‘heat dome’ expected to bring punishing temperatures to the US. Again.  

2021-07-28


Grist
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This week's heat wave will roast areas already gripped by severe drought, plunging reservoirs, and wildfires.
14.  Carbon Offset Forests are Now Burning Up  

2021-08-30


The Daily Poster
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California’s emissions reduction program let companies offset emissions by investing in forests. Now those forests are on fire. So sad.
15.  Canadian inferno: northern heat exceeds worst-case climate models  

2021-07-03


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Scientists fear heat domes in North America and Siberia indicate a new dimension to the global crisis