Climate crisis in the American west

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The American climate migration has already begun | Jake Bittle
Millions of Americans will be displaced – and neither they, the government or the housing market are ready

Jake Bittle

23, Feb, 2023 @11:11 AM

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‘Double-edged sword’: why the badly needed rains in California could fuel catastrophic fires
Downpours bumped California out of the most extreme categories of drought, but the storms also left behind a dangerous mess

Gabrielle Canon

13, Feb, 2023 @11:00 AM

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Their Arizona community was ideal. Then their neighbor cut off the water
Residents of Rio Verde Foothills had their water turned off by Scottsdale, which cites the mega-drought for the move

Francesca D'Annunzio in Rio Verde Foothills, Arizona

27, Jan, 2023 @11:00 AM

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‘Inside we are all struggling’: storm-bruised California begins recovery
The long road to rebuilding is just beginning in the rain-pummeled state as assessments reveal damage worth millions

Gabrielle Canon in Santa Cruz

21, Jan, 2023 @11:00 AM

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California storm death toll climbs to 20 as deluge begins to subside
Nine powerful atmospheric rivers delivered about 24.5tn gallons of water across the state, causing over $1bn worth of damage

Gabrielle Canon and agencies

17, Jan, 2023 @10:03 PM

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Frantic search continues for boy, five, swept away in California floods
Kyle Doan, pulled into raging waters as he and his mother, Lindsy Doan, were trying to escape sudden flooding

Dani Anguiano in Los Angeles and Gabrielle Canon in Sacramento county

13, Jan, 2023 @6:00 AM

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California governor caught in eye of storm over climate budget cuts
Announcement drew criticism from environmentalists as Gavin Newsom proposes cutting $6bn from ‘unprecedented’ climate fund

Maanvi Singh

12, Jan, 2023 @11:00 AM

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Storm-ravaged California scrambles as fresh atmospheric river rolls in
Newest round of storms expected to produce torrential downpours and gale force winds along the northern coast

Dani Anguiano and agencies

11, Jan, 2023 @7:47 PM

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Q&A: will the California storms ease the state’s drought?
Years of devastating dryness have depleted reservoirs and hurt farms. The deluge may offer a little help

Associated Press

11, Jan, 2023 @7:02 PM

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Two dead as ‘bomb cyclone’ brings heavy winds and rain to California
Officials order evacuations in high-risk coastal area in latest in rapid series of ‘atmospheric rivers’ to hit state

Gabrielle Canon and agencies

06, Jan, 2023 @12:14 AM

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‘We got lucky’: inside California’s strangely quiet wildfire year
Fewer acres burned this year, but the need for fire mitigation and the dangers posed by the climate crisis have not vanished

Gabrielle Canon

23, Dec, 2022 @7:00 AM

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The arrest that shocked the firefighting world – and threatens a vital practice
A fire chief is under investigation for a prescribed burn gone wrong and stirred up long-simmering tensions over wildfire risk

Gabrielle Canon

13, Nov, 2022 @11:00 AM

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