extreme weather

Compounding Challenges: Extreme Heat Threatens Communities and Wildlife More Than Ever in The Age of Climate Change and COVID-19

Rising average global temperatures are one of the most direct indicators of climate change that can be felt and seen today. In the first half of 2020, global average temperatures …

Could Climate Change Affect the Future of Baseball?

Baseball is America’s oldest pastime. But as climate change takes a greater toll on wildlife all across America, the changes it will bring may also have a lasting effect on …

Climate Disruption Lit “Bomb Cyclone” Fuse

From Florida to Maine, the East Coast is being hit by a “Bomb Cyclone” – an ordinary winter storm that experienced explosive strengthening over warm Atlantic waters. It comes during …

“Toto, I’m afraid we’re not in Kansas anymore.”

Unlike Dorothy and her little dog, Toto, in the classic film, The Wizard of Oz, most people and animals affected by tornadoes don’t usually fare as well.  These natural disasters …

As Matthew Hits Florida, Wildlife Among Many In Harm’s Way

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Wildfire Season in Full Swing

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What Would the Flying Fox Say? “It’s Too Hot!”

This was written by a guest author Micaela Jemison Images of Australian baby bats in rehabilitation, bundled up in colorful blankets and being bottle-fed are now a common sight on the Internet …

Superstorm Sandy’s Sewage Legacy

With Halloween upon us, I can’t help but binge-watch zombie flicks in between marathons of The Walking Dead. One recurring theme I’ve noticed is how incredibly efficient a zombie virus …

The Costs of Climate Change and Extreme Weather like Hurricane Sandy

One year ago, Hurricane Sandy, the second costliest hurricane in American history, made landfall on the East Coast. Twelve months later, the images of demolished landscapes and neighborhoods are still …

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