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As more climate migrants cross borders seeking refuge, laws will need to adapt

Climate migrants don’t fit neatly into the legal definitions of refugee or migrant, and that can leave them in limbo. The Biden administration is debating how to identify and help them.
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Our love of living near water persists despite the dangers

Research has shown the enriching benefits of living near coasts, lakes and rivers even as climate change challenges that romance.
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Climate

A million years of data confirms: Monsoons are likely to get worse

The annual summer monsoon in South Asia begins this month. A new study points to more destructive storms.
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A 20-foot sea wall? Miami faces the hard choices of climate change

A proposal to construct barriers for storm surge protection has forced South Floridians to reckon with the many environmental challenges they face.
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Hurricanes, wildfires, tornadoes, floods – whatever your local risk, here's how to be more weather-ready

Federal weather scientists are pushing to make the US more 'weather-ready,' which could mean prepping for fires, flooding or storms depending on where you live. The common factor: thinking ahead.
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A 20-foot sea wall? Miami faces the hard choices of climate change

A proposal to construct barriers for storm surge protection has forced South Floridians to reckon with the many environmental challenges they face.
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Add ‘climate hazards’ to your home-buyer’s checklist

Maps and other data are now available to help buyers analyze the risks of fires, floods and other disasters when searching for a new house.
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Study blames climate change for 37% of global heat deaths

More than one-third of the world’s heat deaths each year are due directly to global warming, according to the latest study to calculate the human cost of climate change .
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Suicide to 'eco-anxiety': Climate change spurs mental health woes

Mental stresses are growing for families hit by more extreme heat, flooded homes and worries about a hotter planet - but the impacts are little measured so far.

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Even amid a pandemic, more than 40 million people fled their homes

Storms, floods, wildfires and to a lesser degree, conflict, uprooted millions globally in 2020 — the largest human displacement in more than a decade.
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Facing hurricane and wildfire seasons, FEMA is already worn out

Multiple missions, combined with years of record disasters, have strained the agency — and scientists predict an unusually severe disaster season ahead.
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Scientists predict an ‘above normal’ Atlantic hurricane season

Hurricanes have become more destructive over time, in no small part because of the influences of a warming planet.

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David G. Victor, Sadie Frank, Eric Gesick: We’re not ready for the next big climate disasters

Any infrastructure bill should include money to protect communities from flooding, storms, drought and wildfires.
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Climate change 'twisted everything around' for Sahtu breakup

"It’s not normal." Ice conditions are perplexing residents as Fort Good Hope, Tulita, and Norman Wells prepare for the Mackenzie River to break up.
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E.P.A. data shows climate change's impact on Americans

New data compiled by the E.P.A. shows how global warming is making life harder for Americans in myriad ways that threaten their health, safety and homes.
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Following up with families from ‘Fractured,’ EHN’s fracking investigation in western Pennsylvania

"The series finally brought to light that we're not the only ones being impacted, that this is a serious problem across the board, and that the industry should be held accountable."

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Invasives and invasions pit humans versus nature.

Solar geoengineering: Scientists decry a 'foolish' idea

Ideas to dim the sun 'ignore the root cause' of the climate crisis – and create a cascade of unintended problems, scientists and activists say

Is it up to consumers, businesses, or politicians to tackle toxics? All of the above.

We all have a role to play in ridding our shelves of unhealthy products that are more likely to end up harming low-income families.

Fractured: The body burden of living near fracking

EHN.org scientific investigation finds western Pennsylvania families near fracking are exposed to harmful chemicals, and regulations fail to protect communities' mental, physical, and social health.

LISTEN: A trip down the crooked river

"Now that the water is clean, now that the fish are back ... it is so clean and glorious that everybody wants to be there."

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