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Aug. 29 (UPI) -- New analysis of centuries-old trees in South America has revealed a strong correlation between wildfires and periods of warming. The history...

Extreme heat warnings issued in Europe as temperatures pass 40C.

Europe Authorities in 11 countries warn residents and tourists to take precautions amid region’s most intense heatwave – nicknamed Lucifer – since 2003 <!--><!--><!--><!--> Children play in...

Flood expert Jim Blackburn: Houston must plan or perish.

Blackburn says an “insidious” and “intellectually bankrupt” system favoring developers has worsened flooding in Houston. Wed, Sep 13, 2017 at 12:43 pm CST A mobile home...

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Harvey shines a spotlight on a high-risk area of chemical plants in Texas.

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