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Here's the nightmare scenario at Oroville Dam that officials are fighting to prevent

Published: 
Wed, 02/15/2017 (All day)

Any dam engineer would be terrified of this nightmare scenario — the possible collapse of a retaining wall in California’s second largest reservoir.

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U.S. Climate Has Already Changed, Study Finds, Citing Heat and Floods

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Wed, 05/07/2014 - 11:45am

The effects of human-induced climate change are being felt in every corner of the United States, scientists reported Tuesday, with water growing scarcer in dry regions, torrential rains increasing in wet regions, heat waves becoming more common and more severe, wildfires growing worse, and forests dying under assault from heat-loving insects.

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'We have seen the enemy': Bangladesh's war against climate change

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Wed, 05/09/2012 - 8:13am

Devastating cyclones, floods and ruined crops have made Bangladesh 'the world's most aware society on climate change'
John Vidal in Gazipara
guardian.co.uk, Wednesday 9 May 2012 08.17 EDT