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Health risks from nuclear contamination in St. Louis denounced at congressional hearing

The United States should not expand nuclear energy use, at least until the federal government can make up for the harms caused by previous nuclear projects, U.S. Rep. Cori Bush of Missouri said at a congressional hearing in Washington, D.C., on Thursday.

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Worried about climate change, you may have eco-anxiety

Over two-thirds of Americans have experienced eco-anxiety, according to a 2019 survey from the American Psychological Association.

The Mississippi River basin is getting wetter as climate change brings era of extreme rain, floods

The Mississippi River basin is getting wetter as climate change brings era of extreme rain, floods

Recently, Eastern Kentucky and St. Louis saw severe flooding. Longtime residents said they'd never seen anything like it — and they were right.
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Losing Arctic ice will affect people around the world

If we continue toward an ice-free Artic, that could mean big impacts felt around the world.

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Gen Z, millennials speak out on reluctance to become parents

Women interviewed cited climate change, along with overwhelming student debt coupled with inflation, as reasons they'll never be parents. Some younger men, too, are opting out and more are seeking vasectomies.

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Flash floods in St. Louis break a century-old rain record

Flash floods in St. Louis break a century-old rain record

One person died after being pulled from a flooded vehicle, and property damage was “very significant” in some hard-hit areas, the city’s fire chief said.
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Historic St. Louis flash flooding strands residents, closes roads

Torrential downpours sparked flash flooding in St. Louis and surrounding areas on Tuesday, stranding residents in their cars and homes as the amount of rain shattered a record set more than a century ago.

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