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Australia Floods Leave $1 Billion in Damage as Thousands Flee

Tens of thousands of residents from Sydney and Brisbane and nearby regional areas have been forced to flee their homes as extreme rainfall and persistent flooding wreaked havoc across Australia’s east coast. Prime Minister Scott Morrison is expected to formally …

Here’s All the Climate Science You Missed So Far This Year

In early January the high atmosphere above the Arctic warmed abruptly, which happens about six times a decade. That warming gradually weakened the jet stream below, causing frigid air to spill down across North America. Texas froze, and tragedy ensued. …