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What’s The Deal With These Heat Waves? | Neil deGrasse Tyson Explains… [Video]

What is a heat wave? On this explainer, Neil deGrasse Tyson and comic co-host Chuck Nice explore the massive heat waves that have been sweeping the world with Director of NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies, Gavin Schmidt. Learn what qualifies something as a heat wave. We break down the extreme heat happening globally and the pressure it’s been putting on current infrastructure. Why exactly are we seeing more of the extreme heat? We get into the jet stream and wave patterns in the Earth’s atmosphere. Why do we pay attention to extreme heat in some regions but not others? Will someplace become unlivable? Finally, learn about the last ice age and what sorts of changes our climate is facing. What’s our heat limit?Get the NEW Cosmic Queries book (5/5 ⭐s on Amazon!): https://amzn.to/3dYIEQFSupport us on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/startalkradioFOLLOW or SUBSCRIBE to StarTalk:Twitter: http://twitter.com/startalkradioFacebook: https://www.facebook.com/StarTalkInstagram: https://www.instagram.com/startalkAbout StarTalk: Science meets pop culture on StarTalk! Astrophysicist & Hayden Planetarium director Neil deGrasse Tyson, his comic co-hosts, guest celebrities & scientists discuss astronomy, physics, and everything else about life in the universe. Keep Looking Up!#StarTalk #NeildeGrasseTyson0:00 – Introduction1:29 – NASA GISS3:26 – What is a Heatwave?5:08 – UK Heatwave7:15 – Climate Change10:31 – Climate Variability14:00 – Global Temperatures21:06 – Dangers of Climate Change23:07 – Closing Notes

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Rising temperatures, wildfires in Europe spark climate change concerns | ABCNL [Video]

Scorching temperatures and deadly wildfires are causing more concerns about climate change. Climate researcher Richard Betts discusses the global climate crisis.WATCH the ABC News Live Stream Here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w_Ma8oQLmSMSUBSCRIBE to ABC NEWS: https://bit.ly/2vZb6yPWatch More on http://abcnews.go.com/LIKE ABC News on FACEBOOK https://www.facebook.com/abcnewsFOLLOW ABC News on TWITTER: https://twitter.com/abc#ABCNLUpdate #europe #heatwave eDOJ #DonaldTrump #abcnews

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Climate Change

Prince Charles says tackling climate change is ‘utterly essential’ as heatwave grips UK [Video]

Prince Charles has warned that tackling climate change is “utterly essential” as a heatwave grips the UK.On a day when much of the country sweltered in the face of extreme temperatures, the Prince of Wales said the “climate crisis really is a genuine emergency”.Thermometers passed 38C in England on Monday, making it the hottest day of the year, and Tuesday is believed to be the hottest UK day on record as temperatures reached 40C.Charles has long been an advocate for tackling climate change and has campaigned for action on the issue for decades.For more news about the royal family visit Independent TV: https://independent.co.uk/tv/lifestyleLike us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TheIndependentOnlineFollow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/IndependentFollow us on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/the.independentSubscribe to Independent Premium for exclusive content and live events: https://bit.ly/2MiOONB

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Europe and China endure extreme weather from heat and floods [Video]

As fires rage across Europe and floods inundate China, scientists caution extreme weather events are likely to happen more often across the globe due to climate change. Stream your PBS favorites with the PBS app: https://to.pbs.org/2Jb8twGFind more from PBS NewsHour at https://www.pbs.org/newshourSubscribe to our YouTube channel: https://bit.ly/2HfsCD6Follow us:Facebook: http://www.pbs.org/newshourTwitter: http://www.twitter.com/newshourInstagram: http://www.instagram.com/newshourSubscribe:PBS NewsHour podcasts: https://www.pbs.org/newshour/podcastsNewsletters: https://www.pbs.org/newshour/subscribe

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Millions Of Texans Could Lose Power In Rolling Blackouts Amid Record Heat [Video]

Texas power grid operator is asking Texans to conserve power Monday amid a record-breaking heat wave that has led to unprecedented amounts of energy demand, warning that rolling blackouts are possible.