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Aedes aegypti mosquitos, carrier of the Zika virus, are photographed in a lab. MARVIN RECINOS/AFP/Getty Images
According to a CDC study, up to 75 percent of the contiguous United States may provide suitable conditions for several species of disease-spreading mosquitoes...
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Irma destroys the Florida Keys. CNN


Property owners in some Florida counties were in a lather over restrictions on new coastal construction after Hurricane Eloise took dead aim at the Panhandle in 1975, leaving rubble where older structures had stood...

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Sailors stand-by to load jugs of purified water into an approaching SH-60B Seahawk, assigned to the "Saberhawks" of Helicopter Anti-Submarine Squadron Light Four Seven (HSL-47), on the flight deck aboard the aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72), January 11, 2005. Helicopters assigned to Carrier Air Wing Two (CVW-2) and Sailors from USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72) are supporting Operation Unified Assistance, the humanitarian operation effort in the wake of the Tsunami that struck South East Asia. The Abraham Lincoln Carrier Strike Group is currently operating in the Indian Ocean off the waters of Indonesia and Thailand. Picture taken January 11, 2005. REUTERS/U.S. Navy/Tyler J. Clements-Handout Photo: HO, U.S NAVY PHOTOGRAPHER


"National security and climate change? My students just don't see the connection"...

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This outfit was a combination of natural colored linen with a resist shibori/eco print ruffle. The black splotches (caused by the rust water/egg white mixture I was dipping the maple leaves into) were my attempt to disguise the blob I accidentally got on the yellow trying to chase the kitten off. The jacquard linen pants where dyed in the same dye bath as the ruffle.

Tina Givens dress pattern. Sonya Philips pants pattern.

Wore it to work yesterday and I felt lovely! 🙂  (Didn’t wear with with the striped shirt, wore a black short sleeved shirt since it is still warm here).


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Electricity poles and lines lay toppled in Humacao, in northeastern Puerto Rico, in the wake of Hurricane Maria on September 20, 2017. AP Photo/Carlos Giusti.


Hurricane Maria continued its destructive rampage on Friday morning, bringing torrential rains and high winds to the Dominican Republic and Turks and Caicos Islands. Heavy rains from the hurricane also continued to affect Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands, and were spreading into the southeast Bahamas...

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Kerry Emanuel, the Cecil and Ida Green Professor of Atmospheric Science and co-director of the Lorenz Center at MIT Photo: Helen Hill


Climate scientist describes physics behind expected increase in storm strength due to climate change...

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A global map of the August 2017 LOTI (land-ocean temperature index) anomaly, relative to the 1951-1980 August average. Part of Antarctica is gray because data from some stations there were not yet available at the time of this posting.


August 2017 was second warmest on record

From NASA's Goddard Institute for Space Studies


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Cars form a giant ‘1.5C’ to support the goal of the 2015 Paris Agreement.  2016 World Advanced Vehicle Expedition (WAVE) rally held outside the gates of the UN European headquarters in Geneva in June 2016. Photo: CVF / UNDP


There has been a bit of excitement and confusion this week about a new paper in Nature Geoscience, claiming that we can still limit global warming to below 1.5 °C above preindustrial temperatures, whilst emitting another ~800 Gigatons of carbon dioxide. That’s much more than previously thought, so how come? And while that sounds like very welcome good news, is it true? Here’s the key points...

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A new visualization highlights areas where C02 has soared. PIK/FHP


This unusual animation gives an architectural twist to the history and possible dark future of climate change...

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Image: Higgy/STFC/Flickr Creative Commons


The science news media has a pretty simple job: Find facts, and report them. Typically, this entails reading a scientific study, talking to the study’s authors and outside experts, writing, and fact-checking the confusing bits with experts again. But sometimes, the narrative the media wants isn’t actually supported by the study, or the experts. Such is the case with a new paper on climate change...

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Mediania Alta, P.R., was ravaged by flooding on Thursday after Hurricane Maria hit the island.
Erika P. Rodriguez for The New York Times
As Hurricane Maria tears apart the Caribbean, leaders in the region are going before the United Nations to say that recent storms have created a humanitarian crisis — and that humans are to blame...
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Climate change is a central issue at this year’s United Nations General Assembly (UNGA), with multiple high-level meetings on the issue happening amid several devastating natural disasters. Hurricane Irma recently swept through the Caribbean and into Florida, only to be quickly followed by Hurricane Maria...

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A farming road weaves around a wheat field Thursday, Aug. 31, 2017, off Springhill Road. Montana’s average temperatures are increasing, mountain snowpacks are declining, large wildfires are more frequent, and all that is expected to continue in the coming decades, according to a study of climate change within Montana released Wednesday.


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The lawsuits call for the oil companies to pay into a fund for the coastal infrastructure necessary to protect property and neighborhoods against sea level rise in San Francisco and Oakland. Credit: MR Topper/CC-BY-2.0


The lawsuits argue that Exxon, Chevron and the other companies knew the global warming risks their products were creating...

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 Street art depicts U.S. President Donald Trump and French President Emmanuel Macron in Paris on June 13, 2017.  Photo: Alain Apaydin/Sipa USA/AP
For anyone who’s been following the fate of the United States’ involvement in the Paris agreement, the main question surrounding it recently has been pretty clear: Will he or won’t he?


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