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Wildfires and heat waves linked to an increased risk for preterm birth

Pregnant Californians exposed to extreme climate events like wildfires and heat waves were at a higher risk for giving birth early, according to a new study published in Environmental Research.

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March sets another global heat record, continuing a worrying trend

March sets another global heat record, continuing a worrying trend

March has marked the 10th consecutive month of record-breaking global temperatures, signaling an urgent need for environmental action.

Suman Naishadham reports for The Associated Press.

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Heat records tumble as global temperatures soar

Heat records tumble as global temperatures soar

Global temperatures are hitting unprecedented levels, igniting wildfires and altering climates across continents.

Umair Irfan reports for Vox.

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Climate change threatens outdoor activities for children due to deteriorating air quality

A recent study reveals that climate change-induced heat waves and wildfires are negating progress in U.S. air cleanliness, jeopardizing outdoor safety for children.

Saul Elbein reports for The Hill.

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Thousands of employees say the USPS is failing to protect them from major heat

The Postal Service allegedly doctored heat training records of thousands of mail carriers. One of them died on a blistering day in June.
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US climate resilience plans need to prioritize older people

Hurricanes, wildfires and heat waves take a disproportionate toll on older people. A new book argues that preparedness planning must prioritize this fast-growing demographic.