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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.

UN Secretary General Hails 'Turning Point' in Climate Crisis Fight

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United Nations hosts climate summit in New York on Monday. Part of the Covering Climate Now partnership.

Slimy Lakes and Dead Dogs: Climate Crisis has Brought the Season of Toxic Algae

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Warming water and pollution are contributing to a variety of harmful bacteria that can wreak havoc on aquatic environments. Part of the Covering Climate Now partnership.

'Our Land Is No Use Any More': India's Struggle To Save Its Farms

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Land degradation and climate change are posing major threats to India's economy and farmers. Part of the Covering Climate Now partnership

The US Navy Has a Water Problem

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The Second Fleet was reactivated to patrol the Arctic. Only problem is, the fleet’s home is on the front lines of sea-level rise: Naval Station Norfolk. Part of the Covering Climate Now partnership.

UN Secretary General Urges Public Pressure Against Climate “Emergency”

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“Nature is angry,” but a Green New Deal can help, says UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres. Part of the Covering Climate Now partnership.

'Like a Sunburn on Your Lungs': How Does the Climate Crisis Impact Health?

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Children, pregnant women and the elderly are the most at risk from extreme weather and heat – but the impact is already felt across every specialty of medicine. Part of the Covering Climate Now partnership.

A New Beginning for Climate Reporting

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Could it be that the press, especially the US press, is finally waking up to the climate story? Part of the Covering Climate Now partnership.

'Americans are waking up': two thirds say climate crisis must be addressed

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Two-thirds of Americans believe climate change is either a crisis or a serious problem.

5 things you need to know about water and climate

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Here are five things you need to know about water and climate.

Costs of Water Pollution, a Global Scourge, ‘Underestimated and Underappreciated’

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A new World Bank report highlights the extensive damage to health, ecosystems, and economies due to water pollution.