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Dusty, Smoky Skies in Australia
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Dusty, Smoky Skies in Australia

The dust reddened the skies over Sydney and turned air quality hazardous over parts of New South Wales.

Published Feb 13, 2019

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Fires Burn in Parched New Zealand
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Fires Burn in Parched New Zealand

Wildfires near the city of Nelson burned amid a hot, dry summer.

Published Feb 11, 2019

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Wild Winter Temperature Swings
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Wild Winter Temperature Swings

The bitter cold that gripped the eastern half of the United States has been replaced by record-warmth.

Published Feb 6, 2019

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2018 Was the Fourth Warmest Year, Continuing Long Warming Trend
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2018 Was the Fourth Warmest Year, Continuing Long Warming Trend

The past five years have been the warmest years in the modern record, and 18 of the 19 warmest years have occurred since 2000.

Published Feb 6, 2019

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Blistering Summer in Australia
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Blistering Summer in Australia

A series of heatwaves has been breaking temperature records across the nation.

Published Jan 31, 2019

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