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Mexico City's water crisis deepens amid urban growth and climate change

Mexico City's water crisis deepens amid urban growth and climate change

A convergence of climate change, urban sprawl, and deteriorating infrastructure has intensified Mexico City's water crisis, pushing it toward a potential "Day Zero" this summer.

James Wagner, Emiliano Rodríguez Mega, and Somini Sengupta report for The New York Times.

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El Niño-triggered drought leads to severe hunger in southern Africa

El Niño-triggered drought leads to severe hunger in southern Africa

A devastating drought driven by the El Niño weather pattern has led to widespread crop failure in Zambia, Malawi, and Zimbabwe, resulting in severe food shortages and national emergency declarations.

Jenipher Changwanda and Freddie Clayton report for Yale Environment 360.

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Vietnam rethinks water management in the Mekong Delta

Vietnam rethinks water management in the Mekong Delta

Vietnam is taking significant steps to address environmental challenges in the Mekong Delta by adopting nature-based solutions to mitigate land subsidence, saltwater intrusion, and flooding.

Stefan Lovgren reports for Yale Environment 360.

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Climate change poses a growing threat to Kathmandu's air quality

Climate change poses a growing threat to Kathmandu's air quality

As Kathmandu endures severe air pollution issues, exacerbated by climate change, residents face increased health risks.

Abhaya Raj Joshi reports for Mongabay.

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Europe's warming trend surpasses global rates, says report

Europe's warming trend surpasses global rates, says report

Recent findings reveal Europe as the continent warming the fastest globally, with significant impacts on public health and the environment.

Jamey Keaten reports for The Associated Press.

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US lawmakers push for legislation to halt water trading amid scarcity concerns

Senators Elizabeth Warren and Ro Khanna aim to prevent water trading to protect essential resources, citing concerns over speculation and profit-making in water-scarce regions.

Maanvi Singh reports for The Guardian.

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Manipulating the atmosphere and its unforeseen consequences
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Manipulating the atmosphere and its unforeseen consequences

Recent severe weather in the UAE and Oman raises questions about the impact of cloud seeding on our environment.

Marina Koren reports for The Atlantic.

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