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How early warning systems saves lives in climate change emergencies

This lush, leafy village of 200 residents, known for its hot springs, is less than 6 miles from the shore, but when Hurricane Maria battered the tiny Caribbean island of Dominica in 2017 with winds reaching 160 miles per hour, the residents here were cut off from the rest of the world for weeks.

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Tornado forecasts are more accurate. Why aren't they saving more lives?

America's tornado warning system is a patchwork of municipal sirens, cell phone alerts, and radio and TV messages. But even as forecasting for dangerous storms improves, people who live in rural areas too often miss the life-saving warnings.

U.N. Secretary-General says climate change devastation will be 'many times greater' than coronavirus pandemic

U.N. Secretary-General says climate change devastation will be 'many times greater' than coronavirus pandemic

António Guterres urged governments to capitalize on their pandemic recovery efforts by incorporating efforts to address climate change.
'Cone of Uncertainty' will shrink this hurricane season

'Cone of Uncertainty' will shrink this hurricane season

The National Hurricane Center announced several updates for the coming season, based on improved forecasting and intended to provide more advanced warnings for hazardous conditions.
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