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Floods in Florida: Sunshine State finds rainy days heavy with biblical irony

A flooded street in Hallandale Beach, Florida, between Fort Lauderdale and Miami, on Thursday, June 13th, 2024. Heavy rain from a line of storms has hit the southern tip of the Florida peninsula this week, causing widespread flooding. Photograph: Sau... [5142 chars]

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Arctic biologist Ian Stirling helped make polar bears a symbol of climate change

Open this photo in gallery: Polar bear researcher Ian Stirling showed how climate change was harming polar bears in landmark studies which connected adult bear health problems and fewer offspring to changing climate and the earlier breakup of sea ice... [8875 chars]

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City Scraps Controversial Climate Test

In an attempt to stave off the worst effects of global warming, researchers are reaching into their toolbox to find whatever remedies they can. One California city has now shoved one such plan back in the box: On Wednesday, the City Council in Alamed... [591 chars]

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Big concern over climate change as 2024 suffers hottest May in recorded history

While the WMO study serves as a sobering reminder that global warming is approaching the 1.5 degree Celsius threshold, it should be understood that this threshold pertains to long-term temperature increases spanning decades, not spikes over a period ... [2347 chars]

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UN secretary-general calls for 'windfall' tax on profits of fossil fuel companies

GENEVA (AP) — U.N. Secretary General António Guterres called Wednesday for a “windfall” tax on profits of fossil fuel companies to help pay for the fight against global warming, decrying them as the “godfathers of climate chaos.” Guterres took partic... [4181 chars]