Climate Wars with America–Again

Record-Breaking Polar Vortex Grips the Midwest

JAN 30, 2019

H10 polar vortex

Back in the U.S., the polar vortex enveloping the Midwest is causing record lows across the region, with temperatures in some areas, including Detroit, dipping below temperatures in Antarctica. The wind chill temperature in Chicago hit -49 degrees Fahrenheit this morning. President Trump used the extreme weather to once again deny climate change, tweeting Monday, “In the beautiful Midwest, windchill temperatures are reaching minus 60 degrees, the coldest ever recorded. In coming days, expected to get even colder. People can’t last outside even for minutes. What the hell is going on with Global Waming?”—he wrote W-A-M-I-N-G—”Please come back fast, we need you!”

Meanwhile, raging wildfires in Australia have caused record-breaking heat, bringing about widespread power failures.TOPICS:

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I am a peace educator who has taken time to teach and work in countries such as the USA, Germany, Japan, Nicaragua, Mexico, the UAE, Kuwait, Oman over the past 4 decades.
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