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Balkans Hit by Fresh Flooding; 3 Dead

Balkans Hit by Fresh Flooding; 3 Dead

One person died in Serbia and authorities scrambled to evacuate hundreds of others from villages threatened by rising rivers, officials said on Tuesday, in scenes recalling the devastating May flooding that killed dozens...

September 16, 2014
Landslides Add to Misery of Kashmir's Worst Floods in Decades

Landslides Add to Misery of Kashmir's Worst Floods in Decades

Rescuers raced to help communities hit by landslides in Indian Kashmir on Friday while thousands were stranded, homeless and hungry in the city of Srinagar, most of which was submerged by the region's worst flooding in 50 years...

September 12, 2014
Drowned Tropical Forests Exacerbate Climate Change

Drowned Tropical Forests Exacerbate Climate Change

Methane emissions from big hydroelectric dams in the tropics outweigh the benefits that this form of renewable energy provides, according to new scientific data

September 11, 2014 — Paul Brown and The Daily Climate
Washington State Enduring Record Wildfire Season

Washington State Enduring Record Wildfire Season

The wildfire season in Washington state has been one of the most destructive on record, charring 550 square miles of wilderness and destroying hundreds of homes and structures, the state Department of Natural Resources said on Thursday...

September 11, 2014

U.S. Petroleum Exports Continue to Rise

Petroleum product exports are on track for another banner year, with total exports climbing to a 3.7 million barrels per day (bbpd) average for 2014 from just under 3.5 million bbpd in 2013. However, on the East Coast, imports for some fuels increased by almost 50% in the first half of 2014...

September 11, 2014 — Melissa C. Lott
Arizona Gets Relief after Deadly, Record-Breaking Storm

Arizona Gets Relief after Deadly, Record-Breaking Storm

Parts of Utah and Colorado were placed under flash flood warnings on Tuesday, a day after the drought-stricken U.S. Southwest was hit by a record downpour that turned highways into lakes and killed two women washed away by fast-flowing waters...

September 9, 2014
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