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Romans threatened with water rationing as Italy's heatwave drags on.

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Most Floridians see link between hurricane activity, climate change, survey finds.

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Climate change expected to fuel larger forest fires – if it hasn't already.

Global warming will likely heighten the risk of large, more difficult to control wildfires scorching the western United States. It’s the main conclusion of a...

Boiling frogs again.

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Extreme weather threatens Cameroon's hopes of becoming a cocoa giant.

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