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Washington Mudslide Search Comes Down To Shovels

Washington Mudslide Search Comes Down To Shovels

By Jade Walker DARRINGTON, Wash. (AP) — There is only one way searchers are narrowing the list of 90 people still missing seven days after a landslide obliterated the mountain community of Oso: by digging. There are no more phone calls being made out of […]

Nate Silver Admits Climate Change Piece Wasn't Liked By Very Many People

Nate Silver Admits Climate Change Piece Wasn't Liked By Very Many People

By Joanna Zelman Statistician Nate Silver acknowledged to Jon Stewart Thursday night that a climate change piece on his new site FiveThirtyEight was facing some serious backlash. The data-driven news site launched just over a week ago, and, as Stewart put it: “You are taking […]

Climate Change This Week: Clean Energy Calls, Science Signals, and More!

Climate Change This Week: Clean Energy Calls, Science Signals, and More!

By Mary Ellen Harte

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Daily Climate Change: Global Map of Unusual Temperatures, Mar 27 2014

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How unusual has the weather been? No one event is “caused” by climate change, but global warming, which is predicted to increase unusual, extreme weather, is having a daily effect on weather, worldwide. Looking above at recent temperature anomalies and the jetstream, the polar aneurism over the US has reappeared in a new position, while the North Pole and surroundings (that big orange spot) is experiencing much warmer than normal temperatures – not good news for our Arctic thermal shield of ice. Hotter than usual …read more

Source: Huffington Post Green