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Firefight in Sonoma County reaches second week as flames force thousands to evacuate.

An army of firefighters with a larger aerial arsenal at their disposal held made some gains Saturday on devastating wildfires ravaging Wine Country, but a rising death toll offered clear reminder of the peril that still grips the region.

Firefight in Sonoma County reaches second week as flames force thousands to evacuate

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Don’t consign poor countries to wild storms and flooding.

Wealthy nations caused the problem but are not doing enough to solve it.

DON’T CONSIGN POOR COUNTRIES TO WILD STORMS AND FLOODING

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How many more cities must burn before the climate-change deniers give up?

The human cost, including the mounting deaths, is immeasurable.

Opinion How many more cities must burn before the climate-change deniers give up?

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Worrying new research finds that the ocean is cutting through a key Antarctic ice shelf.

The Dotson ice shelf holds back two large glaciers and connects to the larger West Antarctic ice sheet.

A new scientific study published Tuesday has found that warm ocean water is carving an enormous channel into the underside of one of the key floating ice shelves of West Antarctica, the most vulnerable sector of the enormous ice continent.

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Trump lies as global warming’s victims die.

The Trump administration’s lies about climate change are having real impacts today. More devastatingly, the lies all but guarantee a future filled with more and more deadly disasters.

By Amy Goodman and Denis Moynihan

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How a seed bank, almost lost in Syria's war, could help feed a warming planet.

A plant conservationist from Syria and his colleagues are safeguarding seeds that might be crucial when more parts of the world become as hot and arid as the Middle East.

TERBOL, Lebanon — Ali Shehadeh, a seed hunter, opened the folders with the greatest of care. Inside each was a carefully dried and pressed seed pod: a sweet clover from Egypt, a wild wheat found only in northern Syria, an ancient variety of bread wheat. He had thousands of these folders stacked neatly in a windowless office, a precious herbarium, containing seeds foraged from across the hot, arid and increasingly inhospitable region known as the Fertile Crescent, the birthplace of farming.

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California’s wildfires aren’t “natural” — humans made them worse at every step.

We fuel them, we build houses by them, we ignite them.

Raging infernos in California are burning through shrub land and neighborhoods this week while inching perilously closer to San Francisco and Los Angeles.

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