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Some Appalachia residents begin cleanup after deadly floods National News

By DYLAN LOVAN and BRUCE SCHREINER – Associated Press PRESTONBURG, Ky. (AP) — Some Appalachia residents returned to flood-ravaged homes and communities on Saturday to shovel mud and debris and salvage what they could, while the Kentucky governor said search and rescue operations were in the by Torrential torrents inundated region in ongoing rainy days …

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Climate disinformation leaves a lasting mark as the world warms | science news

By DAVID KLEPPER – Associated Press When nations around the world agreed to cut carbon emissions through the Kyoto Protocol in 1998, America’s fossil fuel companies planned their response, including an aggressive strategy to inject doubt into the public debate. “Victory,” according to the American Petroleum Institute memo, “will be achieved when the average person …

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Climate disinformation leaves a lasting mark as the world warms | science news

By DAVID KLEPPER – Associated Press When nations around the world agreed to cut carbon emissions through the Kyoto Protocol in 1998, America’s fossil fuel companies planned their response, including an aggressive strategy to inject doubt into the public debate. “Victory,” according to the American Petroleum Institute memo, “will be achieved when the average citizen …

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Middle East nations wake up to damage from climate change | science news

By LEE KEATH – Associated Press CAIRO (AP) — Temperatures in the Middle East have risen far faster than the world average over the past three decades. Rainfall has decreased and experts predict droughts will become more frequent and severe. The Middle East is one of the most vulnerable regions in the world to the …

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