The prime minister has no plans to visit areas with heavy flooding, his office said, and he has not called a meeting of the government’s emergencies committee.
Farmers found that government-supplied seeds were highly sensitive to even minor climatic disturbances.
Authorities say they're boosting efforts to crack down on illegal gold mining, after having declared the practice over in 2014.
As Alaska's North Slope gets wetter and warmer, its rivers have been running at record high levels.
A record 45 million people across southern Africa are in need of in urgent need of food aid, the UN has said.
"The mindless clinging to outdated science is detrimental to public health and to the development of good science"
The failure to ban asbestos has resulted in widespread and potentially deadly chronic risks that reach down to our youngest citizens and their teachers.
Coal, oil and gas have given communities across the U.S. both steady paychecks and devastating pollution. It's time to make health a priority in meeting our energy demands.
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