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Hurricane Beryl, fueled in part by exceptionally warm ocean temperatures, pounded southern Jamaica on Wednesday afternoon, leaving a trail of destruction, including damaged houses and downed power...
Of all the natural disasters that have ever occurred, the most destructive, expensive, and devastating have happened in the last few years. This is true for every country in the world, and especially...
Even as much of the U.S. is dealing with scorching heat, parts of the Midwest have been dealing with flooding. In fact, several states saw eight times the average rainfall, and a railroad bridge —...
In case you missed it, the American Southwest has been going through a drought for the past 24 years. Tree ring and geologic data show it is the worst drought in the region for 1200 years! Lake Mead...
Along with malted grain, yeast, and water, hops are an essential ingredient in beer – all beer. Members of the same botanical family as marijuana, hops are cone-like blossoms whose role in brewing...
Tropical Storm Hilary recently struck southern California in an extremely rare weather event that dumped a massive amount of rain in a short period of time, causing flash flooding and mudslides but...
A report published in Science in May forecast dire futures for the many of the largest and most famous lakes on our planet, more than half of which have lost vast amounts of water over the previous...
Drought has been overshadowed as severe heat draws environmental focus. However, some regions face such extreme water shortages that trees perish prematurely, farm animals and crops are endangered,...
Heavy rainfall in June brought some relief to drought-stricken areas of the United State, including parts of New England, the Mississippi Valley, and the Great Lakes region. But the precipitation...
Scientists estimate that July 4th this year was the hottest day on earth since global temperatures were first recorded around 1880, and possibly the hottest in the past 125,000 years. “Looking to...