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Hurricane Ian Reaches Florida
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Hurricane Ian Reaches Florida

After damaging parts of Cuba and leaving the country dark, more destruction was expected as the powerful hurricane reached Florida’s western coast.

Published Sep 28, 2022

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Fuel for Ian, Cool from Fiona
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Fuel for Ian, Cool from Fiona

Warm seas provide fuel for extreme storms, and can then be cooled by them.

Published Sep 27, 2022

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Canada Braces for Fiona
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Canada Braces for Fiona

After buffeting Puerto Rico, the Dominican Republic, and Bermuda, the hurricane appeared destined to be one of the strongest storms to ever reach the Canadian Maritimes.

Published Sep 23, 2022

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Taking Stock of Edgy Parts of Greenland
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Taking Stock of Edgy Parts of Greenland

Loss of ice at the periphery of the Greenland Ice Sheet was often discounted; recent research suggests it should not be.

Published Sep 30, 2022

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Arctic Sea Ice Tied for 10th-Lowest on Record
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Arctic Sea Ice Tied for 10th-Lowest on Record

The summer 2022 extent of Arctic sea ice continued the downward trend under way since the 1980s.

Published Sep 22, 2022

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