Climate Change Threatens Summer Stages and Outdoor Performances

In the West, wildfires are stopping shows. Extreme heat has led to cancellations in the South. And changing weather patterns are hobbling performances in the Northeast.

#ashland-ore, #classical-music, #colorado, #culture-arts, #floods, #global-warming, #heat-and-heat-waves, #oregon-shakespeare-festival, #oregon-shakespeare-festival-theater-co, #outdoor-performance, #santa-fe-opera, #shakespeare-in-the-park, #summer-season, #tanglewood-music-festival-lenox-mass, #theater, #weather, #wildfires, #workplace-hazards-and-violations

Solomon: Poem: ‘My Father Flies into a Hurricane’

Science in meter and verse

#climate-change, #environment, #meter, #natural-disasters, #weather

Poem: ‘My Father Flies into a Hurricane’

Science in meter and verse

#climate-change, #environment, #meter, #natural-disasters, #weather

Heat Rash: Symptoms and How to Treat It

This itchy, bumpy condition is often confused for other ailments, but it’s always an indication that you should get out of the sun.

#babies-and-infants, #content-type-service, #eczema, #heat-and-heat-waves, #skin, #sun, #sweating, #weather

Britain Faces More Extreme Heat

Temperatures were expected to reach 35 degrees Celsius (95 Fahrenheit) in some parts of the country, which largely lacks air-conditioning and set a record high last month.

#england, #global-warming, #heat-and-heat-waves, #met-office-united-kingdom, #northern-ireland, #scotland, #wales, #weather

3 Downpours in 8 Days: How Extreme Rain Soaked the Midwest

Back-to-back deluges swamped Kentucky, Missouri and Illinois. These types of storms are expected to be more frequent and more intense as the planet warms, climate experts say.

#appalachian-region, #floods, #global-warming, #illinois, #kentucky, #missouri, #rain, #st-louis-mo, #weather

Heat Waves Affect Children More Severely

Children ‘are not little adults’—they have more trouble regulating temperature than adults do

#environment, #health, #public-health, #weather

‘Oppressive’ Heat to Peak in the Northeast

Cities from New England to Washington, D.C., could set or tie daily heat records on Thursday.

#boston-mass, #hartford-conn, #heat-and-heat-waves, #national-weather-service, #new-england-states-us, #new-york-city, #newark-nj, #northeastern-states-us, #philadelphia-pa, #weather

California’s McKinney Fire: Two More Die, Bringing Total to Four

The fire, which began Friday in the Klamath National Forest in Siskiyou County, Calif., has burned more than 56,000 acres and prompted evacuations for thousands of people.

#california, #deaths-fatalities, #fires-and-firefighters, #global-warming, #klamath-national-forest-calif, #medford-ore, #national-interagency-fire-center, #national-weather-service, #newsom-gavin, #rain, #siskiyou-county-calif, #weather, #wildfires

Another Major Heat Wave Sweeps Central and Northeast U.S.

After deaths in the Pacific Northwest, parts of the central United States will see record-breaking temperatures, with the Northeast broiling on Thursday.

#heat-and-heat-waves, #national-weather-service, #northeastern-states-us, #pacific-northwestern-states-us, #southwestern-states-us, #summer-season, #texas, #weather

What Is a Flash Flood?

Flash flooding occurs in a short time frame after a precipitation event and is exacerbated by paved surfaces and already saturated soil

#climate-change, #environment, #natural-disasters, #weather

Salty Sea Spray Keeps Lightning Strikes Away

Particles of sea salt in the air could stop clouds from charging up for a lightning strike

#environment, #oceans, #weather

How Hot and Humid Singapore Is Trying to Cool Itself Down

With the help of a mobile cart named “Smarty,” researchers are trying to tackle the challenge of urban heat through a program that the government says could be a model for other countries.

#global-warming, #greenhouse-gas-emissions, #heat-and-heat-waves, #radiation, #research, #singapore, #sunlight, #sustainable-living, #urban-areas, #weather

After Days of Punishing Heat, the Pacific Northwest Is Expected to Cool

Sunday was the seventh consecutive day in Portland, Ore., in which temperatures reached 95 degrees or higher, breaking the previous record of six days in a row.

#heat-and-heat-waves, #idaho, #oregon, #pacific-northwestern-states-us, #weather

More Flooding Is Expected in Kentucky

Rain was expected to douse parts of eastern Kentucky on Monday, days after dozens of people were killed in flash floods.

#appalachian-region, #floods, #kentucky, #national-weather-service, #rain, #weather

Kentucky: Flooding Leaves 25 Dead as Search for Victims Continues

As the weather clears temporarily in flood-stricken areas of the state, rescuers are still searching for victims. Officials expect the death toll to rise.

#appalachian-region, #deaths-fatalities, #floods, #kentucky, #rain, #rescues, #weather

Europe’s Race to Secure New Energy Sources Is on a Knife’s Edge

A long-term switch to more renewable sources has been overtaken by a short-term scramble to stave off a crisis.

#arcelormittal-sa, #coal, #europe, #factories-and-manufacturing, #gazprom, #heating, #natural-gas, #pipelines, #prices-fares-fees-and-rates, #russian-invasion-of-ukraine-2022, #weather, #winter-season

A heat wave stirs drought conditions in parts of New York and New Jersey.

#heat-and-heat-waves, #new-jersey, #new-york-state, #newark-nj, #prospect-park-brooklyn-ny, #water, #weather

Pacific Northwest Restaurants Struggle as Temperatures Spike

Punishing heat has owners closing early, canceling outdoor dining and wondering about their future in a region where air-conditioning is not the norm.

#heat-and-heat-waves, #pacific-northwestern-states-us, #portland-ore, #restaurants, #weather

Severe Weather and Flooding Is Expected to Push East to West Virginia

After deadly flooding in Kentucky, a flood watch was in effect until late Friday for much of West Virginia.

#beshear-andrew-g-1977, #deaths-fatalities, #floods, #justice-james-c-ii, #kentucky, #rain, #rescues, #water, #weather, #west-virginia

Climate Change Worsened Britain’s Heat Wave, Scientists Find

Scorchers like the one last week are still unusual, but global warming is making them more likely, and worse when they do strike.

#england, #europe, #global-warming, #great-britain, #greenhouse-gas-emissions, #heat-and-heat-waves, #london-england, #met-office-united-kingdom, #summer-season, #surrey-england, #weather, #western-europe, #world-weather-attribution, #yorkshire-england

When the Heat Can’t Be Beat

This miserable summer — monthlong heat waves, record-breaking floods, no more Choco Tacos — has left many Americans with only one option: surrender.

#arizona, #austin-tex, #floods, #global-warming, #heat-and-heat-waves, #heating-ventilation-and-cooling-hvac, #mitchell-joni, #northeastern-states-us, #oklahoma, #phoenix-ariz, #san-antonio-tex, #weather

Heavy Rain and Flash Flooding Strands Residents in Kentucky

The National Guard was preparing to rescue people from homes and rooftops during what Kentucky’s governor described as one of the “most devastating flooding events” in state history.

#floods, #kentucky, #rain, #weather

How Have You Been Dealing With Extreme Weather in the U.S.?

We want to hear from you.

#heat-and-heat-waves, #internal-open-access, #temperature, #united-states, #weather

‘Zoe’ Becomes the World’s First Named Heat Wave

Blistering temperatures ranked as a Category 3—the most severe tier—in Seville, Spain’s new heat wave system

#climate-change, #environment, #public-health, #weather

Flash Floods in St. Louis Break a Century-Old Rain Record

More than seven inches of rain fell Tuesday in St. Louis, with meteorologists expecting more before it moves out by noon.

#floods, #illinois, #missouri, #rain, #rescues, #st-louis-mo, #weather

How to Talk About ‘Extreme Weather’ With Your Angry Uncle

What if everybody else is just as terrified to discuss climate change as I am?

#global-warming, #heat-and-heat-waves, #manchin-joe-iii, #republican-party, #weather

Heat Records Expected to Be Broken on Sunday

Temperatures are forecast to remain high through Monday before parts of the country, including the Northeast, begin to cool down on Tuesday, meteorologists said.

#global-warming, #heat-and-heat-waves, #new-york-city, #northeastern-states-us, #weather

Heat Wave in New York: What Cooling Off Looks and Feels Like

How do you stay cool when the weather is so hot? The answers are as diverse as the city itself.

#heat-and-heat-waves, #new-york-city, #weather

How to Sleep During a Heatwave

While it may be difficult to drift off when temperatures rise, there are things you can do to snooze more soundly.

#research, #seasons-and-months, #sleep, #temperature, #water, #weather

As Temperatures Rise, ‘This Is a Preview.’ Will the Warning Be Heard?

Record heat and rampant fires are raising grim questions about the world’s ability to withstand a new era of climate change.

#audio-neutral-informative, #delhi-india, #england, #europe, #global-warming, #greenhouse-gas-emissions, #heat-and-heat-waves, #national-health-service, #weather

Heat Advisories and Warnings Are in Place for 100 Million Americans

Record temperatures are possible again on Wednesday as an unrelenting heat wave streches to more of the country.

#arkansas, #heat-and-heat-waves, #louisiana, #national-weather-service, #oklahoma, #southern-states-us, #texas, #weather

Britain Is Melting in a Heat Wave

The country is fundamentally unprepared to deal with the heat.

#badenoch-kemi, #conservative-party-great-britain, #global-warming, #great-britain, #heat-and-heat-waves, #mordaunt-penny, #sunak-rishi-1980, #truss-elizabeth-1975, #weather

Britain Is Melting in a Heat Wave

The country is fundamentally unprepared to deal with the heat.

#badenoch-kemi, #conservative-party-great-britain, #global-warming, #great-britain, #heat-and-heat-waves, #mordaunt-penny, #sunak-rishi-1980, #truss-elizabeth-1975, #weather

Britain Is Melting in a Heat Wave

The country is fundamentally unprepared to deal with the heat.

#badenoch-kemi, #conservative-party-great-britain, #global-warming, #great-britain, #heat-and-heat-waves, #mordaunt-penny, #sunak-rishi-1980, #truss-elizabeth-1975, #weather

How to Keep Your Dog or Cat Cool and Safe During a Heat Wave

Extreme temperatures pose particular dangers to furry friends.

#cats, #content-type-service, #dogs, #pets, #weather

Scenes of Devastation Emerge From a Fire-Ravaged Southwestern France

Two wildfires have ravaged nearly 80 square miles of forests, forcing 37,000 people to evacuate. The flames were fanned by a heat wave also feeding blazes in Greece, Portugal and Spain.

#arcachon-bay-france, #bordeaux-france, #buildings-structures, #evacuations-and-evacuees, #fires-and-firefighters, #forests-and-forestry, #france, #macron-emmanuel-1977, #portugal, #spain, #weather, #wildfires, #zoos

How Hot is Too Hot for the Human Body?

A study of healthy volunteers found that the combination of heat and humidity gets dangerous faster than many people realize

#climate-change, #environment, #health, #weather

Why the U.K. Heat Wave Isn’t Like the Summer of 1976

Nostalgic memories of a long hot spell decades ago have become part of the currency of political debate.

#global-warming, #great-britain, #weather

What’s Behind Europe’s Heat Waves?

This year’s scorching weather is in keeping with a trend. Scientists say a number of factors, including changes in the jet stream, are in play.

#arctic-regions, #europe, #global-warming, #heat-and-heat-waves, #jet-stream, #weather

Plans to Fight Global Warming Face an Obstacle in Paris: Trees

As a new heat wave bakes the French capital and the rest of Europe, critics say that plans to make the city greener have led to the felling of trees essential to combating rising temperatures.

#france, #global-warming, #hidalgo-anne-1959, #paris-france, #sustainable-living, #trees-and-shrubs, #urban-areas, #weather

A Wilting Climate Response

As another heat wave descends, the U.S. federal government is pulling back from the climate fight. What now?

#democratic-party, #environmental-protection-agency, #global-warming, #greenhouse-gas-emissions, #internal-storyline-no, #politics-and-government, #weather

Britain Girds for Scorching Heat That Could Break Records

Temperatures may top 100 degrees Fahrenheit in some areas, a rarity that has prompted a national emergency.

#great-britain, #heat-and-heat-waves, #london-england, #network-rail-ltd, #nhs, #weather

How to Stay Hydrated in a Heat Wave

Many countries across the globe are facing dangerously high temperatures. Here’s what to do to stay safe.

#caffeine, #coffee, #content-type-service, #dehydration, #diet-and-nutrition, #exercise, #fruit, #heat-and-heat-waves, #water, #weather

How to Keep Pets Cool and Safe During a Heat Wave

Extreme temperatures pose particular dangers to furry friends.

#cats, #content-type-service, #dogs, #pets, #weather

The Mysteriously Low Death Toll of the Heat Waves in India and Pakistan

Many of our assumptions about deaths from extreme heat may be wrong.

#delhi-india, #global-warming, #heat-and-heat-waves, #india, #internal-sub-only-nl, #monsoons, #pakistan, #south-asia, #spring-season, #weather

France Suffers a Mustard Shortage

A perfect storm of climate change, a European war and Covid have left the French scrambling for alternatives.

#canada, #carrefour-sa, #condiments, #cooking-and-cookbooks, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #dijon-france, #france, #french-food-cuisine, #macron-emmanuel-1977, #marie-antoinette-1755-93, #mustard, #russian-invasion-of-ukraine-2022, #sauces, #shopping-and-retail, #supply-chain, #weather

Britain Braces for ‘Exceptionally’ Hot Weather

The Met Office issued an amber warning for extreme heat this weekend.

#global-warming, #heat-and-heat-waves, #met-office-united-kingdom, #national-health-service, #weather

Texans Warned to Cut Electricity Use Amid Fear of Rolling Blackouts

About 50 million people in the United States were under heat warnings or advisories this weekend. The heat index was forecast to soar past 100 degrees Fahrenheit on Monday in about half of Texas.

#electric-reliability-council-of-texas, #heat-and-heat-waves, #power-failures-and-blackouts, #texas, #weather

The Supreme Court Dealt a Terrible Blow to Children’s Health

We are now learning that climate change and air pollution can act together to increase health effects.

#air-pollution, #children-and-childhood, #disasters-and-emergencies, #environmental-protection-agency, #global-warming, #greenhouse-gas-emissions, #mental-health-and-disorders, #premature-babies, #respiratory-diseases, #supreme-court-us, #united-states, #weather