19 Aug '11, 5pm

Incredible photos from yesterday's dust storm in Phoenix

Incredible photos from yesterday's dust storm in Phoenix

A massive dust cloud travels from the Arizona suburb of Tempe into downtown Phoenix on Aug. 18. The width of the wall of sand can be as long as 60 miles wide, and the height often exceeds several kilometers. Although the Arabic word "haboob" has been used to identify this specific type of phenomenon for many generations, many conservatives have taken offense to the term and have argued for more Ameri-centric descriptions. (Photo: Jack Kurtz/ZUMA Press)

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In the Cross-Hairs of the Storm

In the Cross-Hairs of the Storm

cleantechnica.com 28 Aug '11, 8am

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