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The Stream, April 3: Deadly Floods in Buenos Aires

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South America Nearly 400 millimeters (16 inches) of rain pummeled…

The Stream, August 29: Arctic Ice Reaches Record Low

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With a few weeks still left in the annual melt season, Arctic…

The Stream, August 3: Floods Wipe Out North Korea's Drinking Water

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More than 3 million Syrians will require food aid over the next…
Droughts Hit World’s Agricultural Regions: Without Water, U.S. Corn Crop Faces Setbacks

Droughts Hit World's Agricultural Regions: Without Water, U.S. Corn Crop Faces Setbacks

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Droughts have struck food-producing regions in the United States,…

The Stream, July 11: Tensions High in Israel and Lebanon Over Water

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Tensions have heightened between Israeli and Lebanese troops…
Map Weather Extremes Floods Droughts Tornados

Weather Extremes: Floods, Droughts, Tornadoes, and Extreme Heat Plague Much of U.S.

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Extreme weather events in 2011 have been numerous and diverse, prompting some analysts to link the natural disasters to climate change. Most recently, many states are under exceptional-drought and extreme-heat advisories.

The Stream, July 19: Heat Wave in Central U.S.

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The heatwave in the central United States intensified Monday,…

Deadly La Niña Goes Global—Part I: For Western Hemisphere, Record Rains in Latin America

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Hundreds have died in Colombian floods, as cooler sea temperatures affect regions around the Pacific; climate change seen as a possible cause.

Record-Breaking Heat Sweeps Across Russia

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High temperatures have caused forest fires around Moscow, damaged farmland and left 23 regions in a state of emergency.

Drought in India Forces Talk of User Fees, Rainwater Harvesting

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Fierce heat has allegedly killed dozens as country awaits arrival of monsoons.