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In a warming world, deforestation turns the heat deadly, Borneo study finds

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Who died in BC’s heat dome?

Who died in BC’s heat dome?

People who were older, living with mental illness and substance use issues, or in poorer neighbourhoods with less green space and trees.
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One of America’s hottest cities is down to one water well. What happens if the taps go dry?

Taps could go dry for Needles' 5,000 residents, who each drink as much as two gallons of water daily to cope with 120-degree temperatures.
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