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A Fast-Moving Fire in Kgalagadi
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A Fast-Moving Fire in Kgalagadi

A grass fire in southwestern Botswana raced through the Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park in August.

Published Sep 15, 2021

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Climate Change Pushes Fires to Higher Ground
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Climate Change Pushes Fires to Higher Ground

Wildfires in the western United States have been spreading to higher elevations due to warmer and drier conditions.

Published Sep 2, 2021

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Tropical Storm Henri
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Tropical Storm Henri

The strengthening storm could reach southern New England with hurricane or near-hurricane strength winds.

Published Aug 20, 2021

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California Burning
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California Burning

Several destructive fires have charred landscapes in northern California, and their emissions are adding up.

Published Aug 20, 2021

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Rain and Warmth Trigger More Melting in Greenland
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Rain and Warmth Trigger More Melting in Greenland

The island’s vast ice sheet underwent multiple bouts of widespread melting this summer, exacerbated in August 2021 by rain.

Published Aug 18, 2021

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