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Southwest drought persisted as Yellowstone flooded

CNN — The West saw an aspect of the climate crisis play out this week that scientists have warned of for years. In the middle of a prolonged, water shortage-inducing megadrought, one area, Yellowstonewas overwhelmed by drenching rainfall and rapid snowmelt that – instead of replenishing the ground over a matter of weeks or months …

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Ship owners sought CO2 exemption when the sea gets too wavy

The world’s ocean freight shipping companies recently called on international maritime authorities to exclude pollution that their vessels spew in bad weather from new regulations, a condition that would apply almost a third of the time in the Atlantic. But the effort failed Friday. Under international laws due to come into force in 2023, all …

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Ship owners sought CO2 exemption when the sea gets too wavy

The world’s ocean freight shipping companies recently called on international maritime authorities to exclude pollution that their vessels spew in bad weather from new regulations, a condition that would apply almost a third of the time in the Atlantic. But the effort failed Friday. Under international laws due to come into force in 2023, all …

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