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Flooding in NYC, Hudson Valley triggers state of emergency

The storm has closed roads, disrupted subway service and delayed flights.

Scientists: ‘Mind-blowing’ melting taking place on Swiss glaciers

Glaciers in Switzerland are melting fast after the Alps were hit by two consecutive years of high temperatures and dry conditions.

More than 90% of California out of historic drought as water year ends

While California experienced multiple destructive floods in 2023, experts say the water year also ended on a high note with most counties completely free of drought.

Smith River Complex in Northern California inches toward containment

Over 1,000 firefighters were battling the blaze on Friday — half the number of firefighters from three weeks ago.

Federal judge rules Sacramento can resume homeless encampment sweeps

The city had been temporarily prohibited from clearing out homeless camps due to the extremely hot weather this summer.

Facing rising waters, island nations call on polluters to step up

A group of nine island nations say diplomacy has failed and have banded together to demand action from international courts.