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The true story behind yet another 'extreme weather event'

American Thinker (blog) - ‎6 hours ago‎
The true story behind yet another 'extreme weather event'. By Sierra Rayne. As the capital of Canada's oil sands, Fort McMurray, burns to the ground in a massive forest fire, out come the commentators talking about climate change.

Global Warming Prophesied as Punishment for Not Building Temple

Breaking Israel News - ‎May 5, 2016‎
The weather could affect global politics in a way we might already be seeing.”It will surely contribute to the pressure to migrate,” predicted Lelieveld, hinting at greater waves of Middle-Eastern refugees fleeing drought and extreme weather. Ominous ...

Can insurance help the poorest cope with extreme weather?

Public Finance International - ‎May 4, 2016‎
Risk financing mechanisms are one way for governments to harness private-sector risk capital, technology and expertise to deliver financing fast in the event of disasters and extreme weather shocks. According to one analysis, £1 invested in sovereign ...
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Victoria's extreme weather damages vehicles onboard the Spirit of Tasmania

Yahoo7 News - ‎May 3, 2016‎
Wild seas on Tuesday night caused havoc for passengers onboard the Spirit of Tasmania as vehicles moved during the voyage and became damaged as wind raged across Victoria's coast.

Extreme weather warning for rain issued this weekend despite 23C forecast

Stroud News and Journal - ‎3 hours ago‎
AN extreme weather warning has been issued for the Cotswolds, despite forecasts of soaring temperatures. Britain is in the throes of a heatwave.
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Multiple-day severe weather threat to begin Saturday over central US - ‎May 5, 2016‎
The threat of severe weather will return to the south-central United States this weekend. Multiple rounds of thunderstorms will occur and progress eastward from Saturday to Monday.
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Climate change and extreme weather linked to high pressure over Greenland

Phys.Org - ‎Apr 26, 2016‎
Professor Hanna said: "Our research has found an increase in the incidence of high pressure weather systems remaining stationary over Greenland since the 1980s, which is having a significant impact on extreme weather and climate change in the region.
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Climate change, extreme weather linked to high pressure over Greenland

Science Daily - ‎Apr 30, 2016‎
Professor Hanna said: "Our research has found an increase in the incidence of high pressure weather systems remaining stationary over Greenland since the 1980s, which is having a significant impact on extreme weather and climate change in the region.

Humans caused extreme weather events as far back as the 1930s

Quartz - ‎Apr 26, 2016‎
Recent extreme weather events—be it England's blistering 2014 summer or California's drought last year—can be traced to human-generated emissions.

Asia's coasts to experience most extreme weather

Phys.Org - ‎Apr 27, 2016‎
A recent study published in June 2015 in Nature Climate Change used 25 climate computer models to test the connection between global warming and extreme weather occurrences. It found that man-made global warming is responsible for about 75% of all ...

Extreme weather predicted at Imperial Festival

Imperial College London - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
Sunshine, wind, some rain and volcanic eruptions are forecast for Imperial Festival on 7 and 8 May 2016. "Sunshine is glorious," said Alex Mellor from Imperial's Department of Physics who is taking part in this years' Festival in the Energy and ...

Europe will soon be hit by deadly 'once-in-a-century' extreme weather every year

The Independent - ‎Apr 24, 2016‎
Europe's entire Mediterranean seaboard will be confronted annually with extreme droughts, coastal floods or heatwaves by the end of the century, the study adds.

Extreme weather linked to high pressure over Greenland

Space Daily - ‎Apr 29, 2016‎
These weather systems are also linked to extreme weather patterns over northwest Europe, such as the unusually wet conditions in the UK in the summers of 2007 and 2012.
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Extreme weather and armed conflicts have put 240 million people under food stress

Phys.Org - ‎Apr 26, 2016‎
These are caused by extreme weather events triggered by the El Niño climate phenomenon, and also by armed conflicts and political turmoil.
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Floods kill 6 in Texas as severe weather lashes central U.S.

The Weather Network - ‎May 2, 2016‎
Monday, May 2, 2016, 11:37 - A grandmother and four of her grandchildren were killed and another person also died in floods in Texas caused by storms that unleashed tornadoes, damaging hail and torrential rains on several central U.S.

Extreme weather events may lead to more asthma hospitalization - ‎Apr 29, 2016‎
Extreme heat and heavy rainfall are related to increased risk of hospitalization for asthma in Maryland, according to a study by University of Maryland School of Public Health researchers.
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Marc Murrell: Extreme weather worth keeping eye on this spring

Topeka Capital Journal - ‎Apr 30, 2016‎
Outdoor enthusiasts of all kinds need to keep a close eye on the weather. Spring thunderstorms can produce damaging winds, lighting and even tornadoes.

Be prepared for severe, unpredictable spring weather especially in Preston County

The Exponent Telegram (press release) (registration) - ‎5 hours ago‎
Spring is the time of year when many things change - including the weather. Temperatures can swing back and forth between balmy and frigid.

Sanchez: Extreme weather

Sun.Star - ‎May 1, 2016‎
EL NIÑO and La Niña are Spanish words that crept into Asian English. And the words signify not adorable tykes but horrible twin monsters.
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Hampsten on the Extreme Weather Protocol: I'm seeing bike racing turn into numbers, not glorious battles

CyclingTips - ‎Apr 25, 2016‎
Difficult conditions at Sunday's Liège-Bastogne-Liège acted as a reminder that the weather can be a big challenge for riders.