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Rising ocean heat poses new threats in terms of damaging hurricanes—some scientists have called for a new “category 6” classification to be added to storms above 192mph.
Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists
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For the globe as a whole, it was the warmest June in the ERA5 record and the 13th month in a row that was the warmest in the ERA5 record for the respective month of the year.
Copernicus Climate Change Service
Areal view of some islands in the Pacific
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Only one-third of Small island developing states have multi-hazard early warning systems, which can detect a range of potential disasters. As a result, people in small island developing states are 15 times more likely to die from climate disasters.
United Nations Environment Programme
Wetland of the city of Harbin, China
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The city's approach to conservation, involving robust policy enforcement and community engagement, illustrates how urban areas can successfully integrate significant ecological habitats, reversing ecological decline in vulnerable delta regions.
Dialogue Earth
Tornado in Colorado, USA
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Scientists take calculated risks when they’re storm chasing – enough to collect crucial data, but never putting their teams in too much danger. It turns out that driving is actually the most dangerous part of storm-chasing.
Conversation Media Group, the
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The new rule will result in higher-elevated and better-fortified buildings, and could help break a cycle of destruction and reconstruction that has cost the government billions of dollars over the past few decades.
Grist Magazine
A storm ocean wave crashes over the road and floods coastal houses.
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Princeville, North Carolina, the oldest community in the United States founded by formerly enslaved people, has been trapped in a cycle of disaster and disinvestment for decades. It sits on a plain below the banks of the Tar River.
Grist Magazine
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In the USA, more than 160 million people in the West, Southeast, Mid-Atlantic and parts of New England are living under a heat alert as record high temperatures are being broken.
USA Today - Gannet Co. Inc.
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There's mounting evidence that heat is detrimental for pregnant women and their unborn babies. What can be done to protect them?
British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)
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More than half of the global population and about 80% of the U.S. population lives in cities - and faces higher heat risks. The entire planet is warming due to human-caused climate change, but the built environment further amplifies.
Climate Central

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