Wet, Wetter, Wettest Makes July No. 5 in Record Books - Extremes in precipitation was the weather highlight of July, with last month ranking as the fifth-wettest July on record nationwide, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s monthly weather summary report released Tuesday.
2012 - If We Go Another 332 Consecutive Months Like This, We Should Really Think About Doing Something
Weather and Violence- AS temperatures rise, tempers flare. Anyone who has experienced the hostility of a swelteringly hot summer day in the city can attest to that. But researchers are now quantifying the causal relationship between extreme climate and human conflict.
Rogue ‘Ice Islands’ Pose New Threat in the Arctic- Glaciologists were appalled in 2010 when Greenland’s Petermann Glacier discharged a slab of ice four times the size of Manhattan into Baffin Bay. They were appalled again when Petermann dropped a two-Manhattan slab in 2012 — understandably so, since these, along with even more gargantuan ice discharges from Antarctica, are a clear signal that the planet is warming fast. Derek Mueller is appalled by a more immediate risk, however.