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A new ETF investing in disaster relief launches in time for hurricane season

The Atlantic hurricane season is in full swing, and a new exchange-traded fund that focuses on disaster recovery has launched…

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Hairdressers fined $522 for ‘double shampoo’ on customers during drought

If you think getting your hair done is expensive, imagine if you had $500 added to the experience. An Italian…

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A 3,400-year-old city in Iraq emerges from underwater after an extreme drought | CNN

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‘Only God can help’: Hundreds die as Somalia faces famine

MOGADISHU, Somalia — No mother should have to lose her child. Owliyo Hassan Salaad has watched four die this year.…

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UN: Climate shocks, war fuel multiple looming food crises

ROME — Two U.N. food agencies issued stark warnings Monday about multiple, looming food crises on the planet, driven by…

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How San Diego secured its water supply, at a cost

As a worsening drought forces millions of Californians to face mandatory water restrictions, one corner of Southern California has largely…

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‘Flash Droughts’ Are the Midwest’s Next Big Climate Threat

Flash droughts are also a global problem, with Brazil, India, and multiple countries in Africa facing the worst impacts. In…

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Body found in barrel by boaters at drought-starved Lake Mead: authorities

A barrel containing decomposing human remains was discovered by boaters at Lake Mead in Nevada, authorities said Monday. The macabre…

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Vegas water intake now visible at drought-stricken Lake Mead

The water supply for Las Vegas has marked a milestone, with a water intake breaking the surface of drought-depleted Lake…

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Millions must cut water use in drought-stricken California

Southern California’s gigantic water supplier took the unprecedented step Tuesday of requiring about 6 million people to cut their outdoor watering…

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