June 29, 2012 by Common DreamsWestern US fires are being driven by extreme temperatures, which are consistent with IPCC projections. Details here.
Saturday, 30 June 2012
George Monbiot - the GuardianIt is, perhaps, the greatest failure of collective leadership since the first world war. Full story here.
PLT photoPlease also read: "Governments and the Climate Challenge. Leadership Failure on a Psychotic Scale"
By: Jessica Gresko, The Associated Press
WASHINGTON - Millions across the mid-Atlantic region sweltered Saturday in the aftermath of violent storms that pummeled the eastern U.S. with high winds and downed trees, killing at least 13 people and leaving 3 million without power during a triple-digit heat wave. Full story here.
Residents of the eastern Canadian prairies were no strangers to violent weather, either. See photos, below.