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‘It’s like hell here’: Australia bakes as record temperatures nudge 50C | Australia news | The Guardian
It was 48.9C last Tuesday in Port Augusta, South Australia, an old harbour city that now harvests makes solar power. Michelle Coles, the owner of the local cinema, took off her shoes at night to test the concrete before letting the dogs out. “People…
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yesterday by evansthompson
Brace for the Polar Vortex: It May Be Visiting More Often

If it seems as if these polar freezes are happening more often, you’re right. “They are definitely becoming more common,” said Jennifer Francis, a senior scientist at the Woods Hole Research Center. “There have been a couple of studies that have documented that.”

“I’ve been making that argument that winter is shortening, but you’re getting these more intensive periods in that shorter winter,” Dr. Cohen said.
climate  weather  GlobalWarming 
yesterday by jefframnani
A bit of meat, a lot of veg - the flexitarian diet to feed 10bn - BBC News
And you don't have to be vegan to follow the "planetary health diet".
food  health  climate  diet  nutrition 
2 days ago by justusthane
The debate is over: The oceans are in hot, hot water | Grist
Even if a future human civilization decided to embark on a geoengineering project to offset the atmospheric effects of climate change, there is no practical physical mechanism to cool down the 325 million cubic miles of ocean water on the planet.
climate  future 
3 days ago by corrales

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