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Top 9 Immediate Concerns with High Heat

Washington (GGM) Analysis |June 7, 2022 by author and climate journalist Noreen Wise

In a recent interview with American radio personality Thom Hartmann, distinguished climatologist Dr. Michael E. Mann explained that our global climate is warming “on pace as the models predicted,” but the consequences of global warming are playing out much faster and more profoundly than anticipated. “We may be in store for more extreme weather than the models predict,” Mann emphasized.

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Top 9 Immediate Concerns with Extreme Heat

Washington (GGM) Analysis | August 18, 2021 by author and climate journalist Noreen Wise

Human civilization evolved during the most stable climate conditions in the history of the Earth. Scientists refer to this era as The Holocene Epoch, a period of global temperature variations rising and falling between +/-1ºC, but never exceeding the +1ºC. This stability provided more than ten thousand years of reliable four seasons and predictable weather patterns. 

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Deadly Lightning, Beware | Climate Change

Washington (GGM) Analysis | July 13, 2021 by author and climate journalist Noreen Wise

Climate change impacts everything about our weather, down to the small details. From the heat of a forest fire, to the strength of a hurricane, the amount of moisture in clouds, and the force of rain microbursts (rain bombs), down to the size and intensity of a lightning strike. 

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