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Waterborne diseases spread among flood victims in Pakistan

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistani well being officers on Thursday reported an outbreak of waterborne illnesses in areas hit by current record-breaking flooding, as authorities...

Zimbabwe moves 2,500 wild animals due to climate change

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — A helicopter herds hundreds of impalas into an enclosure. A crane hoists sedated upside-down elephants into trailers. Hordes of rangers...

IMF set to provide $2.9 billion to help crisis-hit Sri Lanka

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — The Worldwide Financial Fund will present Sri Lanka $2.9 billion over 4 years to assist salvage the nation from...

California heat wave sparks fears of power outages, fires

LOS ANGELES (AP) — California was in a state of emergency Thursday as a brutal warmth wave introduced the specter of energy outages and...

Hawaii closes last coal-fired power plant as ban begins

HONOLULU (AP) — The final bits of ash and greenhouse gases from Hawaii’s solely remaining coal-fired energy plant slipped into the surroundings this week...

AP PHOTOS: Living amid flood in Indonesia, unable to leave

By DITA ALANGKARA and VICTORIA MILKOSeptember 1, 2022 GMThttps://apnews.com/article/floods-indonesia-java-climate-and-environment-bc4433924c7815e4d913f868f922c201DEMAK REGENCY, Indonesia (AP) — The rice fields are washed away. Coconut timber and chili vegetation,...

California wildfires prompt evacuations amid heat wave

CASTAIC, Calif. (AP) — California wildfires erupted Wednesday in rural areas, racing by way of bone-dry brush and prompting evacuations because the state sweltered...

Jackson water crisis forces residents to find alternatives

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The water strain at James Brown’s residence in Jackson was so low the taps barely dripped. He couldn’t cook dinner....

Calm before storms? Oddly quiet Atlantic despite forecasts

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — It’s been quiet — too quiet — this Atlantic hurricane season, meteorologists and residents of storm-prone areas whisper virtually as...

2 earthquakes hit eastern Greek island; no damage, injuries

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Two earthquakes with magnitude 5.3 and 4.7 rocked the jap Aegean Sea island of Samos on Wednesday however no accidents...

Africa urged to propose action on climate at conference

MOMBASA, Kenya (AP) — Africa’s nations should develop methods to deal with local weather change which poses an existential menace to the continent’s megacities,...

Report says rich must pay bill to avert social collapse

BERLIN (AP) — The writer of an influential report 50 years in the past difficult the thought of limitless financial development stated Tuesday that...

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