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Heat-Related Deaths Up 56% Between 2018 and 2021

Texas Border Business 01 Jul 2022
Last July was the hottest month ever recorded, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). Image for illustration purposes ... Last July was the hottest month ever recorded, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) ... Information source ... ....

NOAA’s powerful new weather forecasting supercomputers are now online

Popular Science 01 Jul 2022
This week, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration announced that the new supercomputers it is using for improved weather forecasting and modeling are now online ... They can better capture the physical processes that are going on in the atmosphere, ocean, or on land or sea ice.

Hampton Beach, Rye lifeguards make 101 rescues in 2 days. Advice for beachgoers here.

Portsmouth Herald 01 Jul 2022
They relate to the way the ocean reacts to the contours along the sea floor, Murphy said, and that’s always changing ... According to the National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration’s Ocean Today website, a rip current is a narrow, fast-moving channel of water that starts near the beach and pulls offshore through a line of waves ... .

A geomagnetic storm hit Earth at a million miles an hour and nobody saw it coming

Interesting Engineering 01 Jul 2022
A G1-class geomagnetic storm hit the Earth last Saturday, causing bright auroras over Canada, ... How bad was the geomagnetic storm?. According to the Newsweek report, the geomagnetic storm was predicted by the Space Weather Prediction Center (SWPC) of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration on the evening of June 25 ... Advertisement.

How to keep your home cool when it’s hot outside

The News-Enterprise 01 Jul 2022
A recently released summer outlook predicts temps will be higher than average. It’s going to be a hot summer. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) just released its latest outlook predicting that temperatures will be higher than average this summer in most of the country ... To clean, run a garden hose from inside the system ... .

Keep your pets cool on hot days: It's the law

Herald-Standard 01 Jul 2022 If it’s too hot outside for you, chances are your cat or dog wants relief from the blazing heat, too. In May, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration reported this summer could be hotter than normal in Southwestern Pennsylvania, and it’s important to keep your pets cool on scorching hot days ... In 2017, Gov.

Life in the abyss, a spectacular and fragile struggle for survival

Jamaica Observer 30 Jun 2022
Bioluminescence is particularly common among fish, squid, and types of jellyfish, according to the US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), which says around 80 per cent of animals living between 200 and 1,000 metres produce their own light.

Study reveals powerful links between methane and climate change

Phys Dot Org 30 Jun 2022
The latest figures from the United States' National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) show that the amount of methane in the atmosphere reached historic highs in 2020 and 2021 and is currently increasing at its fastest recorded rate ... This leads to further warming due to more heat trapped in the atmosphere.

Endangered Whales Often Die Due to Fishing Gear

Treehugger 30 Jun 2022
When right whales are injured after becoming entangled in fishing gear, they are not very likely to survive ... The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) estimates there are fewer than 350 remaining ... Tracking Run-Ins ... and Canada ... Grazing vs. Gulping ... "North Atlantic Right Whale." National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration ... ....

Whale entanglements drop, but remain major threat, feds say

Times Free Press 30 Jun 2022
There were 53 confirmed cases of large whales entangled in gear in the U.S. in 2020, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration said Tuesday ... Scientists and conservationists have sounded alarms in recent years that warming waters seem to be causing the whales to stray from protected areas of ocean in search of food ... Next Article EXPLAINER.

Supreme Court limits EPA power-plant carbon emissions authority

Roll Call 30 Jun 2022
The came on the final day of the court’s term, a day before a holiday weekend and weeks after scientists at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration announced the atmospheric concentration of carbon dioxide, a heat-trapping greenhouse gas responsible for warming Earth, hit an all-time high of 421 parts per million.

Extreme heat, drought will permanently scar California and its social fabric

The Los Angeles Times 30 Jun 2022
Carbon dioxide levels in the atmosphere last year surpassed 419 parts per million and are continuing to climb ... It’s not only trees and forests that will experience the shift, but also other living things, said Andrew Hoell, a research meteorologist with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Physical Sciences Laboratory.

Wicker Statement on NOAA’s Proposed Red Snapper Rule

Enterprise Journal 30 Jun 2022
Below is a press release from Senator Roger Wicker.. Miss ... U.S. Senator Roger Wicker, R-Miss., today sharply criticized a rule proposed by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) on the annual catch limits for red snapper that could cut Mississippi’s red snapper season by 60 percent next year ... ....

Lake Erie algae forecast suggests a smaller bloom than occurred in 2021: NE Ohio fishing report

Cleveland 30 Jun 2022
CLEVELAND, Ohio -- The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and its research partners are forecasting that western Lake Erie will experience a smaller than average harmful algal bloom (HAB) this summer, which would make it less severe than 2021 and more akin to what was seen in the lake in 2020.

Climate change: wildfire risk has grown nearly everywhere – but we can still influence where ...

The Conversation 30 Jun 2022
Stefan Doerr , Author provided Humans have raised CO₂ levels in the atmosphere to 50% above what they were before the industrial revolution ... John Abatzoglou receives funding from the National Science Foundation, the National Ocean and Atmospheric Administration, and the Department of the Interior.

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