Archive for July, 2012

Erratic Weather is No Bowl of Cherries: Michigan Copes with Stunted Crop

Written by Margaret Francis on . Posted in Extreme weather, Your Climate Stories

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An unusually warm March lulled Michigan cherry blossoms into blooming early so that April frosts decimated the crop. The tough year for northern growers won’t stop the National Cherry Festival this week, but the luscious, local fruits are hard to come by – and pricey if you can find them. Another sign of climate change?

Climate Change News: What’s Interesting This Week

Written by Stephanie Hedean on . Posted in Act, Extreme weather, Learn, The Wonk Room

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In the News is a Planet Change selection of the latest news on climate change, nature, our environment and the impacts of a changing planet. Continue reading to delve into all that we find interesting this week and to count down the top 20 cities with billions at risk from climate change (in U.S. #19 Virginia Beach, #12 New Orleans, #3 New York City and Newark and #1 Miami).

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