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Columbia University Researchers Find No Link between Global Warming and Winter-Deaths

In a new study conducted by researchers at the Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health, no link has been found to claim that increased global warming leads to a reduction in winter-related deaths around the world.

The study, published in the journal IOP Science, attempted... read more

According to the US National Hurricane Center, meteorologists said that a storm moving slowly towards the Carolinas had transitioned into a tropical storm early on Saturday. It has been forecasted that it will bring rain, high wind and flooding.  The Miami-based weather agency has made an announcement that the tropical storm Ana, the first named storm of the 2015 Atlantic hurricane season, was lurking some 105 miles (170 km) southeast of Cape Fear, North Carolina around 5 a.m. local time.  The agency said t

According to the US National Hurricane Center, meteorologists said that a storm moving slowly towards the Carolinas had transitioned into a tropical storm early on Saturday. It has been forecasted that it will bring rain, high wind and flooding.

The Miami-based weather agency has made an... read more

California Governor Jerry Brown announces New Rules for Water Conservation

A new legislation would penalize those in California who waste water. The legislation was announced by California Gov. Jerry Brown, saying up to $10,000 a day penalties are meant for those who flout the new law. The new law allows local authorities to enforce conservation requirements.

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Global warming accountable for 75% of extremely hot days: Study

According to a new report, three out of four extremely hot days can be associated with impact of human activity on climate. As per the new study, percentage of extremely hot days as a result of man-made greenhouse gases will increase past 95% with worsening climate change around mid-century.... read more

Millions of Americans face higher flood insurance premiums

Millions of Americans face higher premium for flood insurance protection after a new law that came into effect this month. The new law allows the insurers to increase the premium by up to 18 percent. As many American families are still struggling to recover from Sandy, they are now starting at... read more

Residents return to tornado hit town in Illinois

The residents were allowed to return to the tornado hit region in Illinois. The National Weather Service has confirmed eight tornadoes in the region. Two tornadoes were confirmed in northwest Illinois, two in central Illinois and four in the north central region.

Residents were allowed to... read more

Western New York facing flood risk as snow melts

Western New York is now facing threat of flooding as the heavy snow melts. The area around Buffalo, New York witnessed record snowfall last week. As the seven feet snow melts, the regional authorities are preparing to handle flooding in some areas.

For flood prevention and snow removal,... read more

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