Climate Change

"Trump: Climate Change Won't Be ‘Devastating’"

"Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump said Thursday 'there could be some impact' from a changing climate, 'but I don’t believe it’s a devastating impact.'

In an interview with The Miami Herald, Trump reiterated he’s 'not a big believer in manmade climate change,' and while he acknowledged problems such as rising sea levels, he attributed them to 'a change in weather patterns, and you’ve had it for many years.'

Source: The Hill, 08/15/2016

"This Is No Ordinary Heat Wave In The Eastern U.S." Humidity Extreme

"From New Orleans to Portland, Maine, the heat and humidity has hit oppressive levels for the second long stretch this summer. In New York City, for example, entire blocks smell like hot garbage, and the air feels like a wet blanket, with heat indices approaching 110 degrees Fahrenheit."

Source: Mashable, 08/15/2016

"How Bad Is Your Air-Conditioner for the Planet?"

"We may be in the clear when it comes to heat domes, but it’s still really hot. More than half the country could see temperatures in the 90s by the end of the week, and if that forecast comes true, you may find relief in the cool, crisp breeze of an air-conditioner. But in the next few years, the way air-conditioners work could change."

Source: NY Times, 08/12/2016

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