Tag Archives: extreme weather

Iran Heat Index hits 165

Latest extreme weather in Oregon and Africa as well as Iran. How about this for PM Abbott’s never ending campaign peddling “fear”? >more> ClimateCrocks

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New study links weather extremes to global warming

Global warming is now linked to not so extreme weather, more evaporation, in warmer air, whipping up into smaller, more intense rain storms, same amount of rain but falling more heavily in smaller area, so more damage. >readmore> SydneyMorningHerald

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Class action suit by Insurer’s may shake up Local Governments in USA

In our backyard, beach front dwellers have been complaining about recent survey, drawing attention of insurance companies that houses are on low lying reclaimed swamp. Insurance companies are not dozy altruists. They’re big money earners. Extreme weather events have previously triggered class action … Continue reading

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HEATWAVES: HOTTER, LONGER, MORE OFTEN

So much extreme weather around the world, yet Phoney Tony and the gang hang on for grim death(what an expression?) to promoting as much exploitation as they can, of coal, gas and oil. How will they feel when not just Great … Continue reading

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Hottest spring on record

Climate Council is saying all that needs to be said in this item.

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Insurance shortfall for world’s poorest

Needless to say, victims of biggest ever typhoon in the Philippines have no insurance. This story continues, about reinsurance companies, companies insuring retail insurance companies, for big disasters, have increased premiums by as much as 90%, for Florida, where government … Continue reading

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How Cuba beats Australia in disaster relief

“I appreciate the Cuban medical team; their style is very friendly and their medical standard very high,” Mr Rockito said. “Everything is free and [there is] no support from my government. We give thanks to [Cuban President] Fidel Castro. Many … Continue reading

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Colorado’s Flooding Becomes A 1,000 Year Event

Some still contest that the last time this happened was before anybody knew about climate change, 1000 years ago, therefore climate change can’t be real! It makes more sense to say that on any day, there’s a 0.1% chance of … Continue reading

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3 factors that put lower income Americans at risk

Here’s just one the 3 – At night, the temperature difference between a dense city and a nearby rural area can be as high as 22 degrees. >readmore> ThinkProgress

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WATCH: Video Suggests Hurricanes Be Named After Politicians Who Deny Climate Change

350 Action is out with a video that is as jarring as it is hilarious. It notes the injustice of naming devastating hurricanes after people who, most likely, had nothing to do with their destructive power. It suggests a new nomenclature: … Continue reading

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