Extreme Heat in Europe Wilting Crops & Stoking Drought

Extreme Heat in Europe Wilting Crops & Stoking Drought






Extreme Heat in Europe Wilting Crops & Stoking Drought $CORN There’s increasing evidence that the extremely hot and dry Summer in central and south eastern Europe has decimated crops, drained rivers and hurt the animal world. Experts say the prolonged drought has destroyed an estimated 60% of Corn crops in Serbia, while the government’s ministry […]






Record High Heat in SoCal, Wildfire Destroys Homes

Record High Heat in SoCal, Wildfire Destroys Homes






Record High Heat in SoCal, Wildfire Destroys Homes A fast-moving wildfire in the Sierra Nevada foothills destroyed 10 structures, including homes, and led to several minor injuries, fire officials said Saturday as blazes threatened homes around California during a heat wave. The fire South of Oroville was one of more than a dozen burning in […]






An Environmentalist Applauds President Trump

An Environmentalist Applauds President Trump






An Environmentalist Applauds President Trump Twenty-five years ago I founded and headed a large and influential environmental grassroots group in metro New York. One of my biggest challenges was to keep my board of directors and rank-and-file from embellishing, exaggerating and distorting the facts in the heat of battle.  “The facts are on our side,” I […]






Update: California’s Fast Moving Wildfire Threatening 25,000 Homes

Update: California’s Fast Moving Wildfire Threatening 25,000 Homes






Update: California’s Fast Moving Wildfire Threatening 25,000 Homes As of Saturday afternoon the fast-moving Sand Fire in Santa Clarita California has burned 20,000 acres and is not contained. A raging wildfire grew to more than 30 square miles east of Santa Clarita Saturday, prompting an expanded evacuation order affecting some 1,500 homes and spreading smoke and […]






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower $CORN, $WEAT, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) Corn, Wheat and Soybean futures all fell sharply Wednesday, as the latest weather outlook appeared less threatening to crop development. The most active Corn contract for December delivery fell 4.25 cents, or 1.22%, to 3.4425 bu. September Wheat delivery fell 5 cents, […]






Surviving a Heat Wave This Summer, Stay Cool

Surviving a Heat Wave This Summer, Stay Cool






Surviving a Heat Wave This Summer, Stay Cool Seniors, children and people with chronic health problems are at higher risk for heat-related illness and death, especially in large cities, according to Dr. Robert Glatter an emergency physician at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York City. “Those who have high blood pressure, heart disease, diabetes, kidney […]






Nearly 1000 Firefighters Battle Blazes In The Angeles National Forest

Nearly 1000 Firefighters Battle Blazes In The Angeles National Forest






Nearly 1000 Firefighters Battle Blazes In The Angeles National Forest Some residents evacuated from their homes in Duarte and Azusa California were cleared to return home Thursday as firefighters kept up their campaign against the 5,235-acre San Gabriel Complex Fire, which is just 15% contained. About 950 firefighters are battling the blazes in the Angeles […]






2016 Summer Safety Survival Guide

2016 Summer Safety Survival Guide






2016 Summer Safety Survival Guide Summer has some Pitfalls to avoid: Wildfire, High Temperatures, Hot Cars, and Drowning Many Californians and residents of the Pacific Southwest look forward to Summer all year, what with the long days, calmer schedules with school out plus endless Sunshine. But all trips to the beach, mountains, hiking and swimming […]






Southwest Wildfires Raging in Record High Tempatures

Southwest Wildfires Raging in Record High Tempatures






Southwest Wildfires Raging in Record High Temperatures Update: Wildfire warnings were posted across parts of 3 Western US states Sunday as a heat wave baked the region in record, triple-digit temperatures, stoking flames in California from the coastal foothills outside Santa Barbara to desert brush near the Mexican border. For an area stretching from Southern […]