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Floods, Heat, Then Floods Again: England Is Battered by Wild Weather

LONDON — For the second time in a matter of two weeks, heavy rainfall has wreaked havoc across London, flooding train stations, stranding...

Work Injuries Tied to Heat Are Vastly Undercounted, Study Finds

Extreme heat causes many times more workplace injuries than official records capture, and those injuries are concentrated among the poorest workers, new research...

Bootleg Fire in Oregon Scorches 143,000 Acres as Heat Wave Continues in the West

The scorching heat included a 130-degree reading in Death Valley in California on Friday, matching a similar recorded temperature in August 2020. The...

Heat Wave Spread Fire That Erased Lytton, British Columbia

TORONTO — Something strange was happening to the acacia trees in Lytton, British Columbia.The small town in Western Canada had seen three days...

Like in ‘Postapocalyptic Movies’: Heat Wave Killed Marine Wildlife en Masse

Dead mussels and clams coated rocks in the Pacific Northwest, their shells gaping open as if they’d been boiled. Sea stars were baked...

California Braces for Dangerous Weekend of Record-Setting Heat

“We believe that California is very clearly experiencing the impacts of a changing environment,” he said. “We’re seeing drought conditions we haven’t seen...

Climate Change Drove Western Heat Wave’s Extreme Records, Analysis Finds

The extraordinary heat wave that scorched the Pacific Northwest last week would almost certainly not have occurred without global warming, an international team...

Climate Change Is Making It Harder for Campers to Beat the Heat

Jill Laidlaw has worked for 37 years at Camp Cavell in Lexington, Mich., a little spot of paradise on Lake Huron. But she...

What Technology Could Reduce Heat Deaths? Trees.

At the same time, American cities are facing a heat crisis: The largest are warming at twice the rate of the planet as...

Are ‘Heat Pumps’ the Answer to Heat Waves? Some Cities Think So.

Many climate experts say the long-term solution is to replace most of those fossil-fuel appliances with electric versions powered by a greener grid....

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