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By Jeff McMillan, Associated Press
Last year set a record for heat-related deaths in the United States, and this year is already shaping up to be worse in terms of high temperatures. Stephanie Sy reports from Phoenix in Maricopa County, Arizona, which has been at…
By Stephanie Sy, Lena I. Jackson, Madison Staten
The intense heat wave sweeping through South Asia was made more likely due to climate change and is a sign of things to come.
By Aniruddha Ghosal, Associated Press
A new report says there's nearly a 50-50 chance that world will hit a key warming threshold in the next five years.
By Seth Borenstein, Associated Press
Two U.S. science agencies say 2021 was the sixth hottest year on record globally, part of a long-term warming trend. NASA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Thursday released measurements showing how hot last year was.
"This is climate change," said Pennsylvania State University climate scientist Michael Mann. "It is an exclamation mark on a summer of unprecedented heat, drought, wildfires and flooding."…
By William Brangham, Sam Lane, Lena I. Jackson
The severe drought across the Western U.S. is already causing long term problems, exacerbated by the warming atmosphere driven by climate change. As William Brangham reports from California’s San Joaquin Valley, the demand for water has threatened the drinking supply…
By Samya Kullab, Associated Press
A widespread power outage is hitting Iraq as temperatures reach scorching levels, affecting even affluent areas in the capital of Baghdad and stirring concerns of widespread unrest.
By Gillian Flaccus, Manuel Valdes, Associated Press
Seattle has only hit 100 F three times in recorded history, the National Weather Service said, and there was a chance it could eclipse the record of 103 F (39 C) on Monday.
The study is one of the first to do a global accounting of the toll of climate change, and it only looks at a fraction of the deaths from warming.
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