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hurricane irene


Photo: A new river runs through it

Hurricane Irene turns streets into rivers in some of the hardest hit places.


  Hurricanes, tornadoes, droughts, floods: A preview of life under global warming?

As Hurricane Irene, first major hurricane of the season, threatens the Eastern seaboard, Need to Know investigates the links between extreme weather and climate change.


What’s happening with Hurricane Irene? Get updates throughout the weekend

The Climate Desk will be live-blogging Hurricane Irene as it nears landfall, in what some experts predict could be the most devastating storm to barrage the East Coast in history.


Photo: Hello, Irene

Hurricane Irene may strike inland or hug the East Coast.

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