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10 Ways Global Warming Is Already Killing You

10 Ways Global Warming Is Already Killing You

10. Heat Waves You know how we hear that the real effects of climate change won’t be visible for another 100 years or so? Well think again, because they’re coming fast and they’re coming hot. Traditional scientific consensus has been that if we can manage to keep global temperature increases below 2 degrees Celsius, we’ll …

California Wildfires & Climate Change

California Wildfires & Climate Change

Right now California is on fire. The Kincade Fire has forced some 200,000 people from their homes and destroyed many buildings in its wake, as well as disrupting lives in all sorts of ways. This has been happening at the same time as the Getty Fire has been affecting people in LA, and comes hot …

NASA | Earth at Night

[ music ] In daylight, our big blue marble is all land, oceans and clouds. But the night is electric. Seen from space, our planet comes alive with light. This new view of the Earth’s night lights is a composite of data acquired by the polar orbiting Suomi NPP satellite. Aboard the satellite, a newly …

PubTalk 06/2019 — USGS Fire Science

PubTalk 06/2019 — USGS Fire Science

>>Before I start, I want to thank you all for showing up. It makes a difference to our speakers to have a full audience.>>>Good evening and welcome to the United States geologic survey June public lecture. Before we get started, I want to plug next month’s lecture on July 25. It will be by J …