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It’s Warmer In Antarctica Than It Is In Louisiana & Florida

February 7th, 2020 | by Johnna Crider

It's getting toasty in Antarctica. A new record was just set of 18.3 degrees Celsius, which for us in America is 64 degrees Fahrenheit. Right now, in Baton Rouge, it's 62 degrees Fahrenheit. The high in Tampa, Florida, today was 59 degrees Fahrenheit. It is warmer in Antarctica than it is in Louisiana and Florida


What About Florida? Energy Efficiency, Solar Energy, & Regulatory Backwardness In The Sunshine State (Part 1)

November 27th, 2017 | by Danny Parker

Florida is known for hurricanes1. As a teenage kid growing up in Miami, we never knew anything about the glory of snow days up North, but we did have Hurricane Days. They usually came in the worst month of Florida’s weather — September. That month, after all, came at the end of a long and hot Florida summer known to be famously muggy and wet. Late August and September are also the rainiest periods in the Liquid Sunshine State, and even worse, school started back before Labor Day


2016 On Track To Be Hottest Year On Record — Details On Atmospheric CO2 Levels, Falling Sea Ice Extent In Antarctica, Coral Bleaching, & Extreme Weather

November 18th, 2016 | by James Ayre

2016 is very likely to be the hottest year on record when it's over, according to a new assessment from the World Meteorological Organization. As it stands, preliminary data are showing that global temperatures in 2016 are roughly 1.2° Celsius above pre-industrial levels -- not far below the supposed "safe" limit of 1.5° Celsius above pre-industrial levels



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