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Indian Capital Temps Burn Higher Than 126 Degrees

Record heat seared parts of the Indian capital for a second day Wednesday, reaching a temperature of 52.3 degrees Celsius (126.14 degrees Fahrenheit), while an unprecedented heat wave continued to parch some northwestern regions. The unusually high summer temperatures have brought “heat wave to severe heat wave” conditions over the last few days, weather officials […]

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Second Trump Presidency Would Target IEA’s Green Focus, Advisers Say

Donald Trump would likely push to replace the head of the International Energy Agency if he wins the presidential election to shift the energy watchdog’s focus back to maximizing fossil fuel output instead of fighting climate change, according to people familiar with the matter. The Paris-based IEA has provided research and data to industrialized governments […]

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US Judge Strikes Down Biden Highway Climate Rule for States

A U.S. judge in Texas struck down a climate rule adopted by the Biden administration requiring states to measure and set declining targets for greenhouse gas emissions from vehicles using the national highway system. Texas had sued the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) in December, arguing the agency lacked legal authority to enact the rule. […]

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Texas Struggles to Contain Wildfires as Wind Adding to Spread

Strong winds spread flames and led to a town’s evacuation while airplanes dropped fire retardant over the northern Texas Panhandle in an attempt to stop the largest wildfire in state history. As of Sunday afternoon, the Smokehouse Creek fire was 15% contained and two other fires were at least 60% contained. Authorities have not said […]

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California Braces for More Heavy Rain, Possibly Tornadoes

California is bracing for heavy rainstorms Monday that forecasters said might produce tornadoes, a relatively rare phenomenon for a state that has experienced other forms of extreme weather recently. Much of California faces flood risks, but experts said the state was unlikely to experience damage like that produced by an atmospheric river two weeks ago. […]

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EU Scientists: ‘Certain’ to Be Warmest in 125K Years

This year is “virtually certain” to be the warmest in 125,000 years, European Union scientists said on Wednesday, after data showed last month was the world’s hottest October in that period. Last month smashed through the previous October temperature record, from 2019, by a massive margin, the EU’s Copernicus Climate Change Service (C3S) said. “The […]

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