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Are Hurricanes to Blame for Fish Dying and ‘Dead Zones’?

“Dead zones” or areas with excessive nutrient pollution that depletes … It extends throughout the U.S. North Atlantic and Pacific Ocean basins.” The major hurricanes over the past 20 years could show an overall trend of an increase in Category 2 and …

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Are hurricanes to blame for fish dying and ‘dead zones’ appearing on NC’s coast?

It extends throughout the U.S. North Atlantic and Pacific Ocean basins.” The major hurricanes over the … Large amounts of floodwater and organic matter can lead to dead zones in the estuary, where fish and other creatures can’t live.

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Mark Blazis: Extreme weather to blame for early rising ticks – Worcester Telegram


Worcester Telegram

Mark Blazis: Extreme weather to blame for early rising ticks
Worcester Telegram
Extreme weather continues to impact us. While three nor'easters in two weeks have blasted the region, record warmth in February had previously melted ice on lakes and ponds, duped many species into thinking it was spring, and awoke millions of ticks to

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Climate change to blame for extreme weather – Cabinet – News24


News24

Climate change to blame for extreme weather – Cabinet
News24
Cape Town – The extreme weather experienced in various regions in the country this month is a direct result of climate change, Minister in the Presidency Jeff Radebe says. Radebe held a post-Cabinet meeting press briefing in Parliament on Thursday and …

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U.S. Government and Oil Company Trade Blame 12 Years into Gulf of Mexico Oil Leak that Could Last 100 Years

NEW ORLEANS (CN) – An oil company whose leaky well could discharge oil into the Gulf of Mexico for the next century hasn’t tried hard enough to stop the leaks, the federal government said in court papers this week. Taylor Energy Company sued the federal …
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Blame game: Climate change causing extreme weather – USA TODAY


USA TODAY

Blame game: Climate change causing extreme weather
USA TODAY
Man-made global warming is responsible for about 75% of all hot-temperature extremes worldwide in the past 100 years, according to a study published Monday in the British journal Nature Climate Change . It is also responsible for about 18% of heavy …
New Study Links Weather Extremes to Global WarmingNew York Times
Extreme weather already on increase due to climate change, study findsThe Guardian
Extreme Weather And Heat Caused By Climate Change, Study RevealsTech Times
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
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Extreme Weather? Blame the End Times – Daily Beast


Daily Beast

Extreme Weather? Blame the End Times
Daily Beast
Since respondents could select multiple causes, 73 percent attributed the increase in severe weather events to global climate change, and 74 percent to the “end times”—which makes sense, if climate change is, itself, a sign of the end of days. (“Sense

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Why You Can’t Blame El Niño for Extreme Weather (Yet) – Mashable

Why You Can't Blame El Niño for Extreme Weather (Yet)
Mashable
Over the past several months, there has been a lot of hype about an upcoming El Niño event in the tropical Pacific Ocean, which would upend global weather patterns in ways that might squelch the California drought and lead to a record warm year

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Plaintiffs, BP disagree over company’s blame for oil spill, slowness to plug … – NOLA.com

Plaintiffs, BP disagree over company's blame for oil spill, slowness to plug
NOLA.com
Attorneys representing private plaintiffs as well as the states of Louisiana and Mississippi argued Friday (Dec. 20) that evidence presented during the first two phases of the trial to determine liability in the BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill clearly
BP Caused 2010 Gulf Spill to Last Longer, Victims' Lawyers SayBusinessweek

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Don’t blame climate change for extreme weather – Washington Post


Washington Post

Don't blame climate change for extreme weather
Washington Post
Bjørn Lomborg, an adjunct professor at the Copenhagen Business School, directs the Copenhagen Consensus Center. He is the author of “The Skeptical Environmentalist,” “Cool It” and, most recently, “How Much Have Global Problems Cost the World?
Met Office promises new tools to better understand global warmingThe Guardian
Climate Change Report From UN Introduces Purple Color To Depict Worsening Huffington Post

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