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    Climate change makes Texas hotter, threatening health, infrastructure – Riverside, California

    Riverside, California 2021-10-10 08:00:19 –

    Climate change has exacerbated the heat in Texas, with less mitigation as nighttime temperatures rise, according to a report from state climatologists released Thursday.

    Climate data also show that the state is experiencing extreme rainfall-especially in eastern Texas-as the ocean rises along the Gulf and floods from hurricanes strengthened by warming oceans increase. , A larger storm surge will occur.

    These trends are expected to accelerate over the next 15 years, according to a report last updated in 2019 that analyzes the state’s extreme weather risks. Part of the report was funded by Texas 2036, a non-partisan economic policy non-profit organization. The next 200th anniversary of the state.

    Fourth grade Miareny Pena will plant acorns in pots at ML Garza Gonzales Charter School on Tuesday, November 5, 2019. The school participates in Texas Reforestation, a program that promotes reforestation as a solution to climate change.

    The report found that the average annual temperature in Texas is expected to be three degrees higher by 2036 than the average in the 1950s. Especially in urban areas, 100 degree days are expected to almost double compared to 2000-2018.

    “It’s very rare from now on to be as mild as the typical year of the 20th century,” said John Nielsen Gammon, a Texas climatologist who wrote the report. “Almost all of them get warm.”

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