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David Wallace-Wells: The age of the urban inferno is here

Increasingly, fires emerging hotter and more intense from the natural landscape are burning human structures not as collateral but as fuel

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Backup power: A growing need, if you can afford it

Extreme weather linked to climate change is causing more blackouts. But generators and batteries are still out of reach for many.
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Biden warns that climate change could upend federal spending programs

A chapter in the new Economic Report of the President focuses on the growing risks to people and businesses from rising temperatures, and the government’s role in adapting to them.
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In Montecito, the million-dollar views still come with mudslide risks

Life in California often requires navigating the edges of natural beauty and natural disaster. On the fifth anniversary of a catastrophe, residents had to flee again.
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U. S. to pay millions to move tribes threatened by climate change

Two tribes in Alaska and a third in Washington State will get $25 million each to retreat to higher ground.
'Do you really want to rebuild at 80?' Rethinking where to retire

'Do you really want to rebuild at 80?' Rethinking where to retire

It’s a small yet noticeable shift, experts say — but climate change is causing retirees to start reconsidering moves to disaster-prone dream locales.
New measure of climate's toll: Disasters are now common across US

New measure of climate's toll: Disasters are now common across US

A new report found that 90 percent of all counties nationwide have suffered a major disaster since 2011.
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