President Biden Announces Measures to Address Extreme Heat Impacts

President Biden Announces Measures to Address Extreme Heat Impacts

By Amy Lupica, ODP Daily Editor Yesterday, President Biden announced a coordinated, interagency effort to address extreme heat threatening lives across the nation. After a summer of extreme temperatures, deadly heat domes, and raging wildfires, the Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services; Homeland Security; and Agriculture; the EPA; and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric […]

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AP: Record-Breaking Heat Twice As Likely As Record Cold

AP: Record-Breaking Heat Twice As Likely As Record Cold

The Associated Press did a study and found that by the numbers, a record for heat was twice as likely to be broken as a record for cold temperatures in the U.S. between 1920 and 2018. They examined the data from 424 weather stations throughout the U.S. mainland for which they could examine temperature records. 

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Climate Change Ocean Impacts Detailed in New Studies

Climate Change Ocean Impacts Detailed in New Studies

Two new studies shed greater light on the impacts that climate change is having on oceans and fisheries. 

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