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Heat index

Before nine o’clock in the morning the temperature had risen to 82 degrees, dew point was 77 degrees, and humidity was 97 percent This day in the last week of July was heating up to surpass a 103-degree heat index. … Continue reading

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Hold onto your hat and reach for your wallet

The paleoclimate record shouts to us that, far from being self-stabilizing, the Earth’s climate system is an ornery beast which overreacts even to small nudges.    ― Wallace Smith Broecker (b. 1931), Newberry Professor, Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, … Continue reading

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