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The relentless march of drought – that ‘horseman of the apocalypse.'

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Arctic heat is becoming more common and persistent.

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Where will the next wildfire hit? No matter where, we’re not prepared.

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Irma weakens but continues to batter Florida.

Enlarge this image Large waves produced by Hurricane Irma crash into the end of a pier Sunday in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. At the same time...

Climate change denial cruel insult to storm victims.

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When optimism spells disaster…

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Life on the front line of climate change for Fiji’s women and girls.

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Florida needs to step up for Maria evacuees, activists urge.

Wave of Puerto Rican evacuees may shift Florida landscape Thousands fleeing the humanitarian crisis left by Hurricane Maria may impact schools, jobs and politics. Feds say...

Extreme weather deaths in Europe 'could increase 50-fold by next century.'

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