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Hottest. Month. Ever.

From PennFuture (http://www.pennfuture.org): Posted at http://www.pennfuture.org/UserFiles/PDFs/Facts_vol14no15_20120815.pdf. Unless you live on a different planet, you probably weren’t surprised to learn that July 2012 was the hottest month ever recorded in the lower 48 states. And it wasn’t just the heat. As … Continue reading

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Summer of 2011 Second Warmest on Record

From PennFuture (http://www.pennfuture.org):   This past summer goes down as the second warmest on record in the United States according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (http://www.noaanews.noaa.gov/stories2011/20110908_auguststats.html). Average temperatures were 2.4 degrees Fahrenheit above average, behind only the Dust … Continue reading

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Hunger in the Horn of Africa—Act Now to Protect Hungry People

From Bread for the World (http://www.bread.org):   More than 12 million people in the Horn of Africa face a humanitarian emergency—the most serious food insecurity situation in the world today. Parts of Ethiopia, Djibouti, Kenya, and Somalia are struggling with … Continue reading

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