For only the second time in history, the National Hurricane Center has run out of names for tropical storm systems that have formed in the Atlantic in a given season, having to resort to labeling new storms with the backup list of Greek letters, with Tropical Storm Beta currently tracking
I have been working on my new book about Jesus so intensively that I was shocked to see that I haven’t posted a journal entry since July! In this wild year, July might as well have happened on another planet. We finally updated Climate Watch, which makes frightening reading indeed.
An automated weather station in Death Valley’s village of Furnace Creek recorded a temperature of 130°F (54.4°C) at 3:41 p.m. on July 16, 2020, setting a record for the hottest verified temperature on the planet. This new record is part-and-parcel of a series of global warming-fueled heat waves that are causing