West Central TribuneWILLMAR — This is severe weather awareness week, when state and local public safety officials seek to increase citizen awareness of the dangers of summer storms — extreme heat, thunder,...
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From Tanya Lewis, LiveScience Staff Writer: Extreme weather events have been on the rise in the last few decades, and man-made climate change may be causing them by interfering with global air-flow patterns, according to new research. The Northern Hemisphere has taken a beating from extreme weather in recent years — the 2003 European heat wave, the 2010 Pakistan flood and...
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City police believe heat exhaustion may have caused the death of a dog at a Tripp Park home on Tuesday, acting Capt. Glen Thomas said.
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Summer in the city could get a whole lot more miserable in the coming decades, according to a new report. Warming weather could make summer in the city deadly in the next few decades, according to a study published this week in Nature Climate Change. By the 2020s, New York City will see 22 percent more heat-related deaths per year compared with 1980s, the researchers...
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England will have to battle extreme heat of Australia's Red Centre during crucial part of the winter's Ashes tour.
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Summerlike heat is coming this week. Weather forecasters say temperatures will creep close to 100 degrees by Thursday, with hot weather expected through the weekend.
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Fans of the Rock Island County Fair board, hoping to bring fair goers some heat relief, are moving the annual event up a month, to June 25-29. Board presidentBill McKinley said extreme heat the past two years
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From Climate Central's Andrew Freedman: An increasing number of New Yorkers are likely to die from heat-related causes as global warming causes more extreme heat events, according to a new study released Sunday. The study found that heat-related mortality may rise 20 percent by the 2020s, and in some worst-case scenarios, it could increase by 90 percent or more by the 2080s,...
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PARAMEDICS say people should drink plenty of water and keep covered in Melbourne's extreme heat.
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The decline of extreme poverty - defined by the World Bank as living on less than $1.25 a day, which is derived from the average poverty line in the world's poorest countries - in recent decades has been nothing short of remarkable. As Howard Schneider noted here last week, not only has the percent of the world's population living in extreme poverty been cut in half since...
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