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Last Month Was The Hottest May In Recorded History

Published: 
Wed, 06/25/2014 - 10:01am
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This past May was a scorcher. According to a new report, it was the hottest May in recorded history.

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California's drought getting even worse, experts say

Published: 
Fri, 06/20/2014 - 11:04am
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California's drought conditions have worsened over the past week with the percentage of the state suffering from the highest category increasing, the National Weather Service said Thursday.

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The California Drought Is Far From Over, And The Entire State Is Suffering

Published: 
Thu, 06/05/2014 - 4:15pm
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Water

For a few days last month, it rained in San Francisco. Residents across the city cheered a welcomed respite from a drought that has crippled California for more than two years -- but the celebration turned out to be premature.

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Climate Change Deemed Growing Security Threat by Military Researchers

Published: 
Wed, 05/14/2014 - 1:00pm

The accelerating rate of climate change poses a severe risk to national security and acts as a catalyst for global political conflict, a report published Tuesday by a leading government-funded military research organization concluded.

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U.S. Climate Has Already Changed, Study Finds, Citing Heat and Floods

Published: 
Wed, 05/07/2014 - 11:45am

The effects of human-induced climate change are being felt in every corner of the United States, scientists reported Tuesday, with water growing scarcer in dry regions, torrential rains increasing in wet regions, heat waves becoming more common and more severe, wildfires growing worse, and forests dying under assault from heat-loving insects.