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Eastern US Headed for Many More Extreme Heat Waves With Warming, Study Finds

Inter Press Service - Washington D.C. is projected to see 100 summer days above 90 degrees by 2050, if emissions continue unabated.

Washington - When "snowmageddon" buried the nation's capital in February, Sen. Jim Inhofe's grandchildren delved into the record-shattering drifts to construct an igloo near the U.S. Capitol.

They jokingly labeled it Al Gore's new home.

Six months later, the thought of taking refuge in an icy shelter is quite appealing to heat-weary Washingtonians. Read more.


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