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Weather in Phoenix is too hot for planes to takeoff

It is almost always hot in Phoenix, but today temperatures are expected to peak at 120 degrees fahrenheit, which has prompted some airlines to cancel flights out of Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport. The high temperatures alone aren't necessarily the culprit, but

Ukraine News Today Apr. 21, 2017: Escalation in Donbas: 2 Ukrainian soldiers killed, 8 wounded amid 47 enemy attacks; Harsh weather causes blackouts in 318 towns and villages across Ukraine; Eurovision 2017: Program of cultural events approved

Escalation in Donbas: 2 Ukrainian soldiers killed, 8 wounded amid 47 enemy attacks in last day Russia's hybrid military forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in Donbas 47 times in the past 24 hours with two Ukrainian soldiers reported as killed in action and

Ukraine New Today Apr. 19, 2017: Snowfalls in Ukraine in mid-April: Stalled traffic, blackouts; Militants launch 35 attacks on Tuesday, 2 Ukrainian soldiers wounded; Eurovision main stage almost ready

Snowfalls in Ukraine in mid-April: Stalled traffic, blackouts Ukraine has been hit by an Arctic cyclone which has caused considerable snowfalls in the east along with frosts and heavy winds, resulting in stalled traffic and blackouts across the country, Joinfo.com reports with reference

2017 Is Set to Be the Hottest Year in Recorded History

It was the hottest year on record in 2014…and then again in 2015…and that’s right, you guessed it, again in 2016. For the third consecutive year, it was the hottest year in all of recorded history. Now, don’t dwell on these

Cyclone Debbie: ‘Monster’ storm batters Australia

Cyclone Debbie made landfall between Bowen and Airlie Beach in Australian Queensland as a category four storm, whipping up gusts of 263km/h (163 mph), Joinfo.com reports with reference to the BBC. It is moving inland as a category three but could cause

Climate change is altering global air currents

One of the scientists who demonstrated conclusively that global warming was an unnatural event with the famous ‘hockey stick’ graph is now warning that giant jetstreams which circle the planet are being altered by climate change, according to Independent. Professor Michael Mann

Spain buried under four inches of snow as Brits bask on hottest day of the year

It may sound a little odd, but Brits are flocking to the beaches today to soak up temperatures of up to 19C, while the Spanish are having to dust off their scarves after waking up to four inches of snow, according to

Sea Ice Extent Sinks to Record Lows at Both Poles

Arctic sea ice appears to have reached on March 7 a record low wintertime maximum extent, according to scientists at NASA and the NASA-supported National Snow and Ice Data Center (NSIDC) in Boulder, Colorado. And on the opposite side of the planet,

US Northeast prepares for snowstorm

As much as two feet of snow was forecast for some areas Tuesday, whipped by damaging winds. States of emergency were declared in New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Virginia and Connecticut, according to NBC News. "We're not kidding with this. This is

Climate Change: Trees May Not Store As Much Carbon As We Thought, And This Could Affect Studies

After studying “common” Australian trees, researchers at Western Sydney University in Australia have concluded that trees do not store as much carbon as previously thought. This new conclusion could drastically effect how climate change is tackled, Joinfo.com reports with reference to