extreme weather

Climate Change

The majority of Arizonans believe extreme weather is now the ‘new normal’

42% of respondents say they actually fear the effects of climate change more than another pandemic. 86% say they are now prepared to take one green action per day. In the old days, anyone who detested the summer heat could head to the mountainous Northeast or the cooler Pacific Northwest for their summer vacations. However,

Climate Change

Carbon dioxide levels hit 50% higher than preindustrial time

The annual peak of global heat-trapping carbon dioxide in the air has reached another dangerous milestone: 50% higher than when the industrial age began. And the average rate of increase is faster than ever, scientists reported Monday. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration said the average carbon dioxide level for May was 419.13 parts per

Opinion

Opinion: Time to Take a Fresh Look at Neglected Coal and Nuclear Power

As summer approaches, consider the possibility of electrical power blackouts at major American cities in combination with extremely hot weather. It could have a debilitating effect on public health. According to a study done by a team of scientists from several American and Canadian universities and published in the journal Environmental Science and Technology, new

National

Millions endure record cold without power; at least 20 dead

A winter storm that left millions without power in record-breaking cold weather claimed more lives Tuesday, including three people found dead after a tornado hit a seaside town in North Carolina and four family members who perished in a Houston-area house fire while using a fireplace to stay warm. The storm that overwhelmed power grids

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