Wet Rut Continues - Growing Risk of "Barry" "If people were rain, I was drizzle and she was a hurricane" wrote
Basic physics: warmer air can hold more water vapor, more fuel for intense rains. According to
Expect a cool wind today, with showers over northern & western
Prime time summertime. The sweaty days we were daydreaming about a few months ago.
Graphic above: ECMWF forecast valid midday Saturday, courtesy of WSI.
Messy Spaghetti Plot. Models generally show a westward drift as the system in the
Praedictix Briefing: Issued
We continue to track a system across the Florida
High Probability Of Tropical Formation. We continue to track an area of low pressure situated over the Florida
System To Slowly Move Westward Through The End Of The Week. Once the system pushes into the
Heavy Rain Threat. No matter whether or not this system ends up becoming named as a tropical depression or storm, one of the main threats from this system will be heavy rain along the
Trending Hotter Again. Although the epicenter of heat remains well south of
Juneau It's Hot When...: Climate Nexus has headlines and links: "The city of
After Brutal Spring Floods,
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The Truth Behind 7 Common Tornado Myths. A few oldies but goodies in a post at Popular Mechanics: "...On
Hurricane Season Getting Longer and
File image of Hurricane Florence: NASA.
23 Governors Join California in Opposing
Electric Car Sales Grab Almost Half of Sales in Oil-Producing Norway. Reuters has the story: "Almost half of new cars sold in
“The purpose of life is not to be happy. It is to be useful, to be honorable, to be compassionate, to have it make some difference that you have lived and lived well.” And I didn’t get that before I became more conscious of what I’m doing with my life. And that always sounds heavy and all. But it’s actually really simple..."
"Delete Your (Facebook) Account" Apple Co-Founder Steve Wozniak Says. Gizmodo has details: "Apple cofounder
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WEDNESDAY: Gusty, few showers. Winds: W 15-30. High: 78 THURSDAY: Sunny, warm and quiet. Winds: NW 5-10. Wake-up: 61. High: 81 FRIDAY: Hazy sun, risk of a PM T-storm. Winds: SW 8-13. Wake-up: 66. High: 86 SATURDAY: Sticky sun, an isolated T-storm. Winds: W 5-10. Wake-up: 70. High: 87 SUNDAY: Muggy with some sun. Another T-storm. Winds: S 10-20. Wake-up: 72. High: 88 MONDAY: Sizzling sunshine, feels like 100+ Winds: S 15-30. Wake-up: 72. High: 93 TUESDAY: Partly sunny, delightfully sweaty. Winds: S 10-15. Wake-up: 74. High: 92
How Climate Change Will Affect Minnesota. Mpls.
Is President Trump Acknowledging Climate Change? Here's an excerpt from an overview of Monday's comments from the president at TIME.com: "...But one claim stood out as particularly surprising: Trump specifically cited a reduction in climate change-causing carbon dioxide emissions and bragged that the
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As the World Heats Up, the Climate for News is Changing, Too.
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Climate Change Could Fuel Next Wave of Immigrants from
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"We Cannot Save Everything". A Historic Neighborhood Confronts Rising Seas. The New York Times (paywall) has the story; here's an excerpt: "...According to a 2014 report by the
Illustration credit: Mika Gröndahl.
Easy as One, Two, Tree: Details via Climate Nexus: "Planting billions of trees across the world could be one of the most effective tools available to fight the climate crisis, new research suggests. A study published Thursday in the journal Science finds that the planet could support an additional 2.5 billion acres of trees to increase the world's forested areas by 25 percent. When those trees mature, the study finds, they have the potential to absorb up to 830 billion tons of CO2 from the atmosphere--around as much CO2 as human activity has created over the past 25 years. "What blows my mind is the scale," lead researcher
It's the Cars, Not the Cows. Here's a snippet of an Op-Ed at
If Climate Change Makes You Feel Hopeless, Maybe Religion Can Help. Here's a snippet from VICE: "...The problems with climate change are real for us all and we need changes now." "One thing I talk about frequently is the definition of faith," said Motzkin Rubenstein. "And faith is not the belief that if you do the right thing, the outcome you hope for will happen. Faith is the space between denial and despair. Faith is the space where you can realistically look at a situation and say, 'Yes, this is happening and this is terrible and we don't even know what the consequences will be,' and yet, we understand that we are called to do something about it, even if what we feel is despair, even if our efforts can't do any good..."
"Our Biggest Compliment Yet". Greta Thunberg Thanks OPEC for Criticism. CNBC.com has details: "Swedish teenage activist
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