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Texans endure power outages and heat one week after Hurricane Beryl

Texans endure power outages and heat one week after Hurricane Beryl

More than 200,000 CenterPoint Energy customers remain without power in southeast Texas, facing heat and frustration a week after Hurricane Beryl.

Jaden Edison and Pooja Salhotra report for The Texas Tribune.

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Coral reefs that protect Caribbean islands from hurricanes are rapidly declining

Coral reefs that protect Caribbean islands from hurricanes are rapidly declining

Hurricane Beryl, which hit the Caribbean as a Category 4 storm, highlights the crucial role of coral reefs in mitigating storm damage, but these vital ecosystems are disappearing.

Benji Jones reports for Vox.

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If global warming exceeds critical thresholds, what will the planet look like?

If global warming exceeds critical thresholds, what will the planet look like?

A recent Guardian survey of climate experts indicates that global warming is set to surpass the 1.5C goal, escalating risks of severe natural disasters.

Damian Carrington reports for The Guardian.

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Winter storms linked to increased domestic violence, study finds
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Winter storms linked to increased domestic violence, study finds

A devastating winter storm in Texas heightens the risk of domestic violence, trapping victims with their abusers and limiting access to help, reports

Lisa Woelfl, Greg Morton, and Jessica Klein report for The Fuller Project, in partnership with The Texas Tribune and the Howard Center for Investigative Journalism.

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Texas lawmaker proposes federal oversight for improved power grid connectivity

In an ambitious move, U.S. Rep. Greg Casar introduces a bill to bolster Texas' power grid resilience by promoting interstate connections, potentially mitigating climate-induced blackouts.

Keaton Peters reports for Inside Climate News.

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Open secret at climate talks: The top temperature goal is mostly gone

Researchers injected a sobering finding into global climate negotiations Sunday by saying the world will likely fail its most important warming test.

US regions will suffer a stunning variety of climate-caused disasters, report finds
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US regions will suffer a stunning variety of climate-caused disasters, report finds

Extreme temperatures; worsening wildfires, hurricanes and floods; infrastructure problems; agricultural impacts: The way you experience climate change will depend on where you live.
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