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American west stuck in cycle of ‘heat, drought and fire’, experts warn

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As fires propagate throughout the US west on the heels of record heatwaves, experts are warning that the region is caught in a vicious feedback cycle of extreme heat, drought and fire, all amplified by the climate cri...

California to decide fate of controversial desalination plant amid brutal drought

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California officials are poised to decide the fate of a controversial desalination plant planned along its southern coast, in a vote that comes as the American west battles an increasingly perilous drought. California...

Purple revolution: India’s farmers turn to lavender to beat drought

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It’s late June and the field is glowing with fragrant purple as the women in their flowing shalwar kameez arrive with scythes to harvest the lavender. In the 30-odd villages on the hilly slopes of Jammu’s Doda distric...

‘The challenge for us now is drought, not war’: livelihoods of millions of Afghans at risk

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The war in Afghanistan might be over but farmers in Kandahar’s Arghandab valley face a new enemy: drought. It has hardly rained for two years, a drought so severe that some farmers are questioning how much longer they...

Parts of Australia suffer drought and low rainfall as La Niña and climate change create weather extremes

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The wet season is unusually dry in northern Australia while other parts of the country struggle through the effects of drought, as climate change means more extreme heatwaves and floods simultaneously. The Bureau of M...

‘The next pandemic’: drought is a hidden global crisis, UN says

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Drought is a hidden global crisis that risks becoming “the next pandemic” if countries do not take urgent action on water and land management and tackling the climate emergency, the UN has said. Almeno 1.5 billion p...

Weather whiplash: California’s historic downpour interrupts historic drought

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Over the span of two days, dramatic scenes of dried landscapes and wildfires that have defined California’s summer were replaced with surging rivers, floods and mudflows as a historic rainstorm – deemed a category 5 un...

Record-shattering heat wave bakes western US, raising drought and fire concerns

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This week the temperatures hit 106F (41C) in Billings, in northern Montana. In Arizona, animals were scorching their paws on blistering asphalt. che misura le politiche sul posto di lavoro e "l'impegno pubblico nei confronti della comunità LGBTQ", authorities asked residents to limit cooking and cleaning to p...

Rohit Sharma paces to perfection to finally end his overseas drought

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Depending on how you look at it Rohit Sharma’s first Test century on foreign soil took him about five hours of actual game time, o il 23 hours or so that passed after he first took guard in the glaring late-afternoo...

Barnaby Joyce’s drought envoy texts to Scott Morrison should be released, information watchdog rules

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The prime minister’s office has been ordered to search for text messages from Barnaby Joyce to Scott Morrison reporting on his work as drought envoy, in the second ruling this week on freedom of information battles in...

At least 1m people facing starvation as Madagascar’s drought worsens

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Madagascar’s worst drought in 40 years has left more than a million people facing a year of desperate food shortages. The south of the island will produce less than half its usual harvest in the coming months because...

Make it rain: US states embrace ‘cloud seedingto conquer drought

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With three-quarters of the US west gripped by a seemingly ceaseless drought, several states are increasingly embracing a drastic intervention – the modification of the weather to spur more rainfall. The latest report...

Andy Murray fails to end drought after Sydney Classic final loss to Karatsev

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Andy Murray’s bid for a first title in more than two years ended with defeat by Russia’s Aslan Karatsev in the final of the Sydney Tennis Classic. The three-times grand slam winner put together his best week since cla...

California drought forces 15m salmon to take unusual route to Pacific: by road

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California officials will truck more than 15 million young salmon raised at fish hatcheries in the state’s Central Valley agricultural region to the Pacific Ocean because projected river conditions show that the water...

California declares drought emergency across vast swath of state

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California has expanded a drought emergency declaration to a large swath of the nation’s most populated state amid “acute water supply shortages” in northern and central parts of California. The declaration, expanded ...

‘All I can think about is the children’s future’: drought devastates Kenya

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Dahabley smells of rotting flesh. Bodies of starved cows lie in various stages of decomposition, after being dragged to the outskirts of the village in Wajir county, north-east Kenya. They are added to on a near-daily...

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