Extreme weather & Climate Change: Media Hype OR Reality?

By Madhav Khandekar* Toronto, Canada The recent extreme heat episode (June 29- July 5, 2021) over the NW region of Canada-USA led to highest recorded temperature of 49.7C in Lytton (British Columbia) in Canada. This unusual weather event was caused by a development of a ‘heat dome’ resulting from a persistent high-pressure [...]

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Flawed Heatwave Report Leads to False Headlines in Major Media

From The Cliff Mass Weather Blog Last week we witnessed a major failure in science communication regarding the Northwest heatwave. A failure that misinformed you and millions of others, and a failure that highlighted glaring weaknesses in the media’s ability to cover important scientific issues. And it revealed the disappointing behavior of some members [...]

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