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2023 is the warmest year in recorded history, scientists say

If you thought this year was crazy hot, you're not wrong. Scientists have confirmed that it's actually been the hottest year ever recorded.
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Warmer waters put sea turtles on a collision course with humans

Rising North Atlantic Ocean temperatures are causing increased numbers of threatened and endangered sea turtles to migrate through Massachusetts waters — heading north in search of food, then back south to their breeding grounds.

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What is West Nile virus and how climate change may affect its spread

Health experts worry that rising temperatures could mean West Nile, a mosquito-borne virus, will become more prevalent in less common places.
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Thermal cloak keeps things cool or warm, without electricity

An inexpensive, lightweight new fabric could help keep cars, spacecraft, and machinery cool in the summer and warm when the temperatures dip in winter.

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Florida and Caribbean face a record-size patch of Atlantic seaweed

Florida is known for many things: amusement parks, warm weather, anti-LGBTQ politics, retirees, manatees. Oh, and increasingly, seaweed.

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Vietnam records highest ever temperature of 44.1C

Vietnam has reported a record-high temperature of 44.1C (111.38F), as weather experts and authorities told the population to remain indoors during the hottest parts of the day.

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Will Oregon's weather feel like California? Climatologist talks El Niño, warming future

In a few decades, the Willamette Valley might feel like California, droughts and floods could be more commonplace and 100 degree days may be par for the course. The next year could provide a preview of what's to come.