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Warmer air is thinning most of the vast mountain range’s glaciers, known as the Third Pole because they contain so much ice. The melting could have far-reaching consequences for flood risk and for water security for a billion people who rely on meltwater for their survival.
As the Earth warms and stronger storms keep coming, development in the Southeast is booming. Although the climate hazards are mounting, more Americans are putting themselves in harm's way.

You’ll never guess which U.S. metro area led the nation in the biggest increase in average home sale price from last year to this year.

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