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    Historic Flooding Displaces Hundreds of Thousands in China

    Historic Flooding Displaces Hundreds of Thousands in China

    China is experiencing historic flooding that has displaced hundreds of thousands of people and swallowed homes and vehicles.  Two provinces in the south of the country increased flood warnings on Tuesday, as Reuters reported. While China sees flooding every summer during the rainy season, environmental advocates say that the rains have become heavier and more […]

    Early Heat Wave Breaks Records, Ignites Fires in Western Europe

    Early Heat Wave Breaks Records, Ignites Fires in Western Europe

    An early June heat wave has broken records and ignited wildfires in Western Europe, leading to concerns that this could be the new normal as the climate crisis makes extreme weather events like heat waves more frequent and intense.  Spain experienced temperatures that it normally doesn’t see until August, according to AP News, while France […]

    Extreme Flooding ‘Dramatically Changes’ Yellowstone National Park

    Extreme Flooding ‘Dramatically Changes’ Yellowstone National Park

    Record rainfall and flooding has forced Yellowstone National Park to close and evacuate more than 10,000 visitors within the park.  The extreme weather event was so intense that the northern part of the famous park could remain closed for a “substantial length of time,” the park website announced on Tuesday. “The landscape literally and figuratively […]