This week, terrible heat and wildfires struck Australia. Now, it’s dust storms.
Don’t let the beauty fool you…
It is so hot in Australia, Time.com says, that the weather service there has had to come up with new colors for its heat map. And gasoline is evaporating as it’s pumped (Seriously, you have to read this).
Bob Collins has been with Minnesota Public Radio since 1992, emigrating to Minnesota from Massachusetts. He was senior editor of news in the ’90s, ran MPR’s political unit, created the MPR News regional website, invented the popular Select A Candidate, started several blogs, and every day laments that his Minnesota Fantasy Legislature project never caught on.
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