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Midwest flooding: Perfect storm of extreme weather and climate change drove deadly flooding in Nebraska and Iowa

Record-breaking, historic, even Biblical — that’s how many are describing the scale of flooding in the Midwest, where thousands of people in Iowa and Nebraska have been forced to flee their homes. In a region that’s no stranger to rising floodwaters, a perfect storm of melting snow, “bomb cyclone” rain and climate change conspired to […]

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Carbon dioxide from Silicon Valley affects the chemistry of Monterey Bay — ScienceDaily

MBARI researchers recently measured high concentrations of carbon dioxide in air blowing out to sea from cities and agricultural areas, including Silicon Valley. In a new paper in PLOS ONE, they calculate that this previously undocumented process could increase the amount of carbon dioxide dissolving into coastal ocean waters by about 20 percent. Extending their […]

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