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KANGAROO VALLEY (Reuters) - Hard-hit businesses in Australia's blaze-ravaged Kangaroo Valley are calling for tourists to return now that the wildfires are under control, and fear firms and jobs will be lost unless the all-clear message is heard.
ALOR SETAR: Cloud seeding operations have started in Kedah, which were temporarily set back as clear blue skies indicated an absence of clouds to seed.
GENEVA (Reuters) - Last year was the second-hottest year since records began, the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) said on Wednesday, adding that heat was likely to lead to more extreme weather events like the Australian bushfires in 2020 and beyond.
SYDNEY/MELBOURNE (Reuters) - A volunteer firefighter was killed battling Australian bushfires on Monday as "columns" of flames generating their own dangerous weather systems bore down on a tourist region, prompting the evacuation of tens of thousands of people.
BARGO (Australia): A scorching heatwave intensified bushfires ravaging parts of Australia on Saturday, and out-of-control blazes surrounding Sydney worsened under "catastrophic" conditions.
Human Writes columnist Mangai Balasegaram is worried about how little governments are doing to address the climate crisis.
SYDNEY (Reuters) - An outback town near Australia's red-hot centre barely paused on Wednesday for a heat wave that is gripping the country, fuelling fires and prompting widespread health warnings as heat records get set to tumble.
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Europe faces the prospect of severe heat waves every year and a halving of some of its harvests in the future unless rapid action is taken against climate change, a study said.
BRUSSELS: Europe faces the prospect of severe heat waves every year and a halving of some of its harvests in the future unless rapid action is taken against climate change, a study said.
This ice provided a giant platform for growing algae at the base of the food chain, and has been a significant contributor to the remarkable productivity of a body of water, stretching from Alaska to northeast Russia, that sustains some of the biggest fisheries on the planet.