Tom Peterson

Jul. 13, 2012

Climate Change Ups Odds of Heat Waves, Drought

Researchers say heat waves are 20 times more likely today than in the 1960s, due to global warming.

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Dr. Seuss's McElligot's Pool (1947) features some fantastic fish—ones with pinwheel-like tails, curly noses, long floppy ears, or Kangaroo pouches. The fictional fish do have some truly strange nonfictional cousins, among which are giant oarfish, barreleye fish, and sawfish.

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