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Cloud wars: Mideast rivalries rise along a new front
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Cloud wars: Mideast rivalries rise along a new front

As climate change makes the region hotter and drier, the U.A.E. is leading the effort to squeeze more rain out of the clouds, and other countries are rushing to keep up.
As oil prices rise, executives aim to keep them high
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As oil prices rise, executives aim to keep them high

An industry known for dramatic boom-bust cycles is resisting the temptation to pump more oil — for now.
Map: Killer heat and humidity is emerging sooner than we feared

Map: Killer heat and humidity is emerging sooner than we feared

At a ‘wet bulb’ temperature of 35 degrees Celsius, a human can’t survive for more than six hours, even in shade and with water. We’re starting to see those conditions more and more frequently.
20% of Persian Gulf’s aquatic species to be extinct in 80 years: Expert
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20% of Persian Gulf’s aquatic species to be extinct in 80 years: Expert

Studies show that if the current environmental issues continue, by the end of the century about 20 percent of native species in the Persian Gulf will be extinct.

Rains like no other: Iraq is tested in era of climate change
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Rains like no other: Iraq is tested in era of climate change

After years of meager rains and scorching summers, the wettest winter in a generation has revived Iraq's famous rivers and filled its lakes, bringing welcome relief to a country facing severe water challenges in the era of climate change.

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