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Climate Change

Summer swelter: Persistent heat wave breaks records, spirits – Associated Press

Photo: Mitchell Clearman takes a photo of a sign at El Arroyo restaurant in Austin, Texas From the normally chilly Russian Arctic to the traditionally sweltering American South, big swaths of the Northern Hemisphere continued to sizzle with extreme heat as the start of summer more resembled the dog days of August. In the United

Opinion

Opinion: Time to Take a Fresh Look at Neglected Coal and Nuclear Power

As summer approaches, consider the possibility of electrical power blackouts at major American cities in combination with extremely hot weather. It could have a debilitating effect on public health. According to a study done by a team of scientists from several American and Canadian universities and published in the journal Environmental Science and Technology, new