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The fingerprints of global warming on extreme weather.

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Extreme Arctic melt is raising sea level rise threat; New estimate nearly twice IPCC's.

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Parking lot project catches the eye as well as stormwater.

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As Indian Kashmir's lush valleys turn to concrete, fears of flooding rise.

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Homes flooded as Ottawa River reaches highest level in decades.

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Giant waterfall in Antarctica worries scientists.

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