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Mountain Regions, 'Taking the Heat,' Face Growing Hazards As Ice Melts, UN Climate Panel Warns

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IPCC special report describes mounting disaster risks that connect mountains and polar regions to oceans.

In Australia, Echoes of Past, Glimpses of Future As Country Braces for Hot, Dry Summer

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A record-breaking drought is pushing rural communities in New South Wales and Queensland to the breaking point.

Reservoirs in Parched Chennai, City of Millions, Are Dry. Can Better Forecasting Avert Future Crises?

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The megacity in southern India, as it waits for the monsoon, is not the first to run short of water. It won’t be the last.

With Rising Temperatures, Stark Changes Ahead for Asia’s Water Tower

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The melting of the Hindu Kush Himalaya region will alter water supplies for a quarter of the planet’s people.

Water and Climate Hazards Again Highlight World Economic Forum Risks Report

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Drought, water scarcity, climate change, extreme weather -- these and other environmental factors are among the biggest risks to society and industry, says WEF.