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Landslide buries village in Papua New Guinea, thousands feared dead

Landslide buries village in Papua New Guinea, thousands feared dead

A massive landslide in Papua New Guinea has buried more than 2,000 people alive, prompting urgent pleas for international aid.

David Rising reports for The Associated Press.

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Greenland tsunami first anthropogenic warming fatality

Did climate change kill this Greenlander 70 years ago?

In 1952, a landslide caused a tsunami that killed a Greenlandic man. Some researchers think he might have been an early victim of anthropogenic warming.
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california landslide climate impacts

California's system to defend against mudslides is being put to the ultimate test

California has seen hundreds of landslides this month. But the factors that make the state so vulnerable to landslides go well beyond the atmospheric rivers that have inundated the state.
Pittsburgh, prone to landslides, will soon face a flood of climate impacts

Pittsburgh, prone to landslides, will soon face a flood of climate impacts

Why does Pittsburgh have so many landslides? With climate change looming, the region is likely to experience concentrated rain.
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india flash flooding climate impacts

Dozens killed in monsoon flash floods in northern India

Flash floods and landslides are common in the Himalayan parts of northern India during the months of June to September. But scientists say global warming and melting glaciers have further exacerbated the situation.
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'Bayaran nila tayo': Duterte blames industrialized countries for climate change

President Rodrigo Duterte blamed industrialized countries for the destruction caused by climate change, noting that countries like the Philippines are on the losing end of the effects of pollution they cause.
Ecuador: Landslide kills dozens in Quito

Ecuador: Landslide kills dozens in Quito

Torrential rains sparked a devastating landslide in Ecuador's capital. The muddy deluge also swept through a sports field where volleyball players were practicing.
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