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  1. Report studies link between climate change, 2013 weather extremesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 28 | WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

    A report published by the Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society and released Monday detailed the ways in which climate change contributed to extreme weather in 2013. The 108-page Explaining Extreme Events of 2013 from a Climate Perspective explored the causes of 16 extreme weather events - heat, cold, drought and heavy rain - in four continents.

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  2. Shares in Dubai's Emaar Malls surge...Read the original story w/Photo

    21 min ago | Bangkok Post

    ... was the largest IPO in the United Arab Emirates since the global financial crisis hit the country in 2009, causing a drought in flotations. Sold ahead of flotation on the Dubai exchange at the top offer price of 2.9 dirhams ($0.79), Emaar Malls ...

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  3. Bio Logic Aqua Research Founder Sharon Kleyne Endorses Water...Read the original story

    26 min ago | PRWeb

    ... In highly polluted areas, annual rainfall is reduced. Kleyne believes that with the Earth's population growing, drought increasing, deserts expanding and water shortages and dehydration creating a worldwide health crisis, the global fresh water ...

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  4. Punjab wants farmers to grow BasmatiRead the original story

    42 min ago | Newkerala.com

    ... in 2013-14 paddy was sown in 2.85 million hectares, of which Basmati accounted for about 550,000 hectares. Due to drought like conditions this year (2014-15), the area under paddy came down to 2.81 million hectares. However, despite the adverse ...

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  5. A 576-Year Weber River Streamflow Reconstruction from Tree Rings for...Read the original story

    1 hr ago | CiteULike

    ... more severe in duration, magnitude, and intensity prior to the instrumental record, including the most protracted drought of the record, which spanned 16 years from 1703 to 1718. Extreme wet years and periods are also a regular feature of the ...

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  6. Down and DirtyOctober Gardening To-Do ListRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | North Coast Journal Weekly Politics

    Autumn seems to be coming earlier this year, with the spring and summer drought causing deciduous plants to show fall color and drop leaves about a month ahead of schedule. We also seem to have gotten a jump start on our rainy season, which means the time we've all been waiting for has finally arrived: planting season! Here's what to tackle in the garden this month.

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  7. Molecular convergence: SLO County's Drought Task Force to meetRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | New Times SLO

    If you're all-too-familiar with the drought's presence but want to know more about what's being done, you'll have an opportunity to hear about it at the upcoming Water Summit 2014, hosted by the San Luis Obispo county's Drought Task Force. On Tuesday, Oct. 14, at 1:30 p.m., multiple county agencies will discuss the drought at the county Board of Supervisors meeting.

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  8. Mountain News: Mammoth purchases proof of profitabilityRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Pique News Magazine

    ... which are located about 160 kilometres east of Los Angeles. But why would anybody want to buy ski areas after drought in three of the last four years and a warming climate? The Los Angeles Times noted that skier visits dropped as much as 45 per cent ...

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  9. Earth, observedRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Boston.com

    ... in 1993 to protect the region against desertification. The effects of continued agriculture, overgrazing and drought can be seen on the surrounding arid landscape. (NASA/Jesse Allen/Landsat,USGS) # Two cyclones are seen, after forming in tandem in ...

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  10. 9 of the most amazing places in the world : in picturesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Business News

    ... temporary shallow pools where the abundance of water allowed camel thorn trees to grow. When the climate changed, drought hit the area, and sand dunes encroached on the pan, which blocked the river from the area. The trees died,and the remaining ...

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  11. Study: Bark beetles not a wildfire bugabooRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | USA Today

    ... climate change, warmer winters have allowed the beetles to survive and breed more quickly. "Higher temperatures and drought stress are contributing to outbreaks of mountain pine beetles that are increasing pine mortality in drier Northwest forests," ...

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  12. Causes of California drought linked to climate changeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 29 | Science Daily

    The extreme atmospheric conditions associated with California's crippling drought are far more likely to occur under today's global warming conditions than in the climate that existed before humans emitted large amounts of greenhouse gases, scientists say. Scientists agree that the immediate cause of the California drought is a particularly stubborn "blocking ridge" over the northeastern Pacific -- popularly known as the Ridiculously Resilient Ridge, or "Triple R" -- that prevented winter storms from reaching California during the 2013 and 2014 rainy seasons.

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  13. Report studies link between climate change, 2013 weather extremesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 28 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    A report published by the Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society and released Monday detailed the ways in which climate change contributed to extreme weather in 2013. The 108-page Explaining Extreme Events of 2013 from a Climate Perspective explored the causes of 16 extreme weather events - heat, cold, drought and heavy rain - in four continents.

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  14. EasyTurf Joins Borrego Days Desert FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | PRWeb

    ... role in educating consumers of our many benefits," said Jackie Luper, EasyTurf Vice President, Marketing. "Given our drought status, many people are looking to water-friendly ways to change their home landscape. EasyTurf can cut water usage by up to ...

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  15. Molecular convergence: SLO county's Drought Task Force meetsRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | New Times SLO

    If you're all-too-familiar with the drought's presence but want to know more about what's being done, you'll have an opportunity to hear about it at the upcoming Water Summit 2014, hosted by the San Luis Obispo county's Drought Task Force. On Tuesday, Oct. 14, at 1:30 p.m., multiple county agencies will discuss the drought at the county Board of Supervisors meeting.

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  16. Expect decreased snowfall totals - Thu, 02 Oct 2014 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Spokesman-Review

    Much of drought-stricken California and parts of the southern Great Plains are hoping for at least a moderate El Nino pattern. Scientists say that a moderate to strong El Nino is needed to change worldwide weather patterns and possibly offer relief to drought-stricken areas this winter.

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  17. A Slow Growing Eco-LawnRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Business Opportunities Weblog

    ... than 70 different grasses on the deck behind his home in Wayland, Mass. Finally, he got results: a slow-growing, drought-resistant blend of seven grasses that needs no chemical fertilizers, little mowing and relatively no water. He named the blend ...

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  18. Judge: Water for Klamath salmon legal a " this timeRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Times-Standard

    A federal judge ruled Wednesday that a federal water agency did not violate the law when it made special reservoir releases last year to help salmon in the Klamath River survive the drought, rather than save the water for farms. But U.S. District Judge Lawrence J. O'Neill in Fresno wrote in his ruling Wednesday that the next time the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation wants to release Trinity Reservoir water for Klamath River salmon, it needs to cite a better legal authority.

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  19. North Coast 2014 water year 5th driest on recordRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Times-Standard

    ... of their water supply, the water district has made bulk water available for transport. "Everybody is in a really bad drought situation. All of our customers are taken care of, but we're not helping Rio Dell or any other little communities," he said. ...

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  20. Bringing in the harvestRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Marshall Independent

    ... after a turbulent year for crops. This year's harvest comes just a little late in the season due to floods, hail, drought and frost that took a toll on crops throughout the growing season in southwest Minnesota. A farmer northeast of Marshall ...

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