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Miami area's chief heat officer discusses her first-of-its-kind job

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Flash flooding in eastern Kentucky has killed at least 25 people and resulted in 18,000 power outages. Gov. Andy Beshear said the state is still conducting search and rescue efforts and won't be able to start rebuilding for days and potentially weeks. Leandro Lozada/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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At least 25 people have died in Kentucky's devastating floods, governor says

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Because of climate change, inland flooding is becoming more common

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Congress Democrats appear ready to pass new legislation with focus on climate change

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Many Western states lack building codes that require wildfire-resistant materials, but a new study shows the cost can be minimal. JOSH EDELSON/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Future storms will put parts of NYC underwater, endangering hundreds of thousands

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Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., is met by reporters outside the hearing room where he chairs the Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, at the Capitol in Washington, last week. J. Scott Applewhite/AP hide caption

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These hurricane flood maps reveal the climate future for Miami, NYC and D.C.

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Heat wave lessons learned in Pacific Northwest

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What life looks for those who stayed and left after Big Creek's fire 2 years ago

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Jonathan Foret of Houma, La., is still waiting on a contractor to fix his kitchen roof nearly a year after Hurricane Ida struck. Debbie Elliott/NPR hide caption

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Insurances woes in coastal Louisiana make hurricane recovery difficult

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Hundreds in northern Arizona are facing flooding

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It's Texas' hottest summer ever. Can the electric grid handle people turning up AC?

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Many were stranded on roads when historic rains flooded St. Louis

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