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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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US electricity grid set for major overhaul to meet increasing demands

US electricity grid set for major overhaul to meet increasing demands

Federal regulators have approved vital changes to enhance the U.S. power grid, aiming to counteract the current infrastructural inadequacies and frequent power shortages.

Evan Halper reports for The Washington Post.

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Venezuela struggles with severe wildfires and institutional failure

Venezuela struggles with severe wildfires and institutional failure

Amid record-breaking wildfires, Venezuela faces a severe test due to both environmental challenges and governmental inefficiencies.

Tony Frangie Mawad reports for Mongabay.

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Afghanistan faces deadly flash floods, devastating impacts

Hundreds of deaths occurred due to severe flash floods in northern Afghanistan

Rick Noack reports for The Washington Post.

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US energy department selects sites for major electric transmission projects

US energy department selects sites for major electric transmission projects

The Department of Energy has identified 10 key areas for building high-capacity electric transmission lines to boost clean energy distribution across the U.S., as part of President Biden's climate strategy.

Peter Behr reports for E&E News.

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Biden aims to transform US with historic $1.6 trillion investment

Biden aims to transform US with historic $1.6 trillion investment

President Joe Biden has launched a historic $1.6 trillion initiative to revitalize American infrastructure and accelerate green technology, aiming to secure his legacy and re-election.

Jessie Blaeser, Benjamin Storrow, Kelsey Tamborrino, Zack Colman and David Ferris report for POLITICO.

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The Biden administration's mixed record on environmental justice

In an interview with High Country News, Mark Magaña discusses the strides made by the America the Beautiful for All coalition in advancing environmental justice and conservation efforts, while emphasizing the need for continued progress.

Erin X. Wong reports for High Country News.

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