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Irma Arrives; back to Cat 4 strength

Hurricane Irma made landfall in Florida around 9 a.m. at Cudjoe Key.  The hurricane strengthened again as its northernmost eyewall reached the lower Florida...
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Hurricane Irma devastates Caribbean, shifts west creating ‘very dangerous situation’ for Florida

Hurricane Irma left a trail of destruction through the Caribbean and the Virgin Islands.  It continues fluctuating in wind speed but the danger this...

Mexico hit by one of biggest earthquakes ever, 15 killed; Tsunami warnings issued

MEXICO CITY (AP) -- One of the most powerful earthquakes ever to strike Mexico has hit off its southern coast, killing at least 15...
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Prime Minister: Island of Barbuda ‘barely habitable’ after Hurricane Irma

Gaston Browne, prime minister of Antigua and Barbuda, said 95% of the buildings on Barbuda were damaged when the core of Category 5 Hurricane...
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Hurricane watches expected; Hurricane Irma threatens, Hurricanes Katia and Jose coming

David Fleshler, Skyler Swisher and Anthony ManContact Reporter, Sun Sentinel | Hurricane watches could be posted for South Florida as early as Thursday, as the latest forecast showed a...
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Hurricane Irma still targeting Florida; Now Category 5

Hurricane Irma, a dangerous Category 4 storm, still has Florida firmly in its sights as it continues its westerly trek approaching the Caribbean islands...
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Climate Reality Project Turns Everyday People Into Climate Activists

Dear EarthTalk: What exactly is Al Gore’s Climate Reality Project and how does it work to train activists?    –Kelly G., Washington, DCThe Climate...
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Hurricane Irma Headed Toward Florida

Hurricane Irma chugged west on Monday, with Florida — and particularly the southern tip of the state — looking increasingly vulnerable.Gov. Rick Scott declared...
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Was Hurricane Harvey caused by global warming?

Scientists “credit” human-induced global warming with causing many marine and terrestrial wildlife species — such as the chamois mountain goat of the Italian alps...
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Global Warming Evolution: Wildlife Shrinkage on the Rise

Dear EarthTalk: Could global warming really already be a factor in the evolution of wildlife species?    ---—Vince Dominick, Camden, NJNo doubt the quickly...
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