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California Has Highest Percentage Of Homes Without Air Conditioning

California Has Highest Percentage Of Homes Without Air Conditioning

As summers get hotter and extreme heat events become more common, it is increasingly uncomfortable to live without air conditioning. According to data from the U.S. Census Bureau, the vast majority of American households do have air conditioning, but about 9% do not. Many of these households are located in cities with historically temperate climates, […]

Rivers in the Sky–Will the drought end?

Rivers in the Sky–Will the drought end?

By Kenneth Lang, Sea Grant Knauss Fellow at NOAA’s Office of Oceanic and Atmospheric Research With rain anticipated this weekend in Northern California: From National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s website, dated January 16 2015 http://research.noaa.gov/Home.aspx Yes, there are rivers in the sky!  Atmospheric rivers, to be exact, are narrow bands of moisture that regularly form […]