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‘You should be able to have a water break’: US workers fight for extreme-heat rules

Across America, temperatures are soaring – but industry groups are opposing potentially life-saving heat regulations.

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Rising seas have flooded this Lagos town three times. It may not survive a fourth

As waves and storms erode the Okun Alfa shoreline, the locals fight on – and hope a Yoruba deity can help where politicians have failed.

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Kate Aronoff: Be angry about the wildfire pollution – but be angry at the right people

A poisonous haze made the air over New York temporarily more hazardous than any other place on Earth. Thank fossil fuel billionaires, writes Kate Aronoff in The Guardian.

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Editorial: the Arctic threatened by Putin’s war

Editorial: Geopolitical fallout from the conflict in Ukraine is threatening an environmentally crucial region
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Too late now to save Arctic summer ice, climate scientists find

Too late now to save Arctic summer ice, climate scientists find

Ice-free summers are now inevitable even with sharp emissions cuts and likely to result in more extreme heatwaves and floods around the world.

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How the gas flares in Nigeria are fuelling a health crisis

Tom Brown and Christina Last write about Nigeria’s oil-rich south, where companies are burning off so much excess gas it's enough to power the whole of sub-Saharan Africa.

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US deal could plug Turkmenistan’s colossal methane emissions

Turkmenistan was responsible for 184 “super-emitter” events in which the powerful greenhouse gas was released in 2022, the highest number in the world. One caused climate pollution equivalent to the rate of emissions from 67m cars.

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