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New room-temperature superconductor discovered by scientists

The breakthrough could one day transform technologies that use electric energy, but it comes from a team facing doubts after a retracted paper on superconductors.
Aging infrastructure may create higher flood risk in L.A., study finds

Aging infrastructure may create higher flood risk in L.A., study finds

Between 197,000 and 874,000 city residents could experience a foot of flooding during an extreme storm, scientists found. Most of them don’t live in beachfront mansions.
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Even the cactus may not be safe from climate change

The hardy cactus - fond of heat and aridity, adapted to rough soils - might not seem like the picture of a climate change victim. Yet even these prickly survivors may be reaching their limits.

A trove of old photos could reveal the future of these Arctic glaciers

A trove of old photos could reveal the future of these Arctic glaciers

The Svalbard Islands, part of Norway, are warming seven times faster than the global average. Aerial pictures from the 1930s are helping researchers understand what that means for the region’s ice.
Pacific Northwest heat wave study predicts more extreme heat
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Pacific Northwest heat wave study predicts more extreme heat

A study suggests that the world can expect more record-shattering heat waves in the future, unless drastic action is taken to curb climate change.
Parts of the Amazon rainforest are emitting carbon dioxide
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Parts of the Amazon rainforest are emitting carbon dioxide

A new study analyzing hundreds of aerial readings of emissions above the forest canopy found that forest regions in the southeast were most affected.
Against expectations, Southwest summers are getting even drier
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Against expectations, Southwest summers are getting even drier

The finding by researchers runs counter to a basic tenet of climate change — that warming increases humidity because hotter air holds more moisture. It’s also bad news for fire seasons.
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