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It’s so hot in Phoenix that airplanes can’t fly

Published: 
Wed, 06/21/2017 (All day)

There are certain truths that accompany summer in Phoenix: Triple-digit temperatures persist well past sundown.

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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.

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Climate Scientists: We’re Alarmed. Here’s Why You Should Be, Too.

Published: 
Sun, 03/23/2014 - 3:55pm

This week, the world’s largest general scientific society, the American Association for the Advancement of Science, has issued an uncharacteristically blunt call to action on climate change.