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Deadly Claudette regains tropical storm strength over Carolinas

Claudette regained tropical storm status Monday morning as it neared the coast of the Carolinas. The storm triggered destructive tornadoes and flooding on the Gulf Coast and is linked to a car crash that left 10 people dead in Alabama. It was expected to move into the Atlantic Ocean later...
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After causing 14 deaths, Claudette heads out to sea

CAMP HILL, Ala. — (AP) — Claudette regained tropical storm status and headed out to sea from the North Carolina coast Monday, less than two days after the system killed 14 people in Alabama, including nine children who died in a highway crash. Eight of the children who died Saturday...
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12 dead in storm-related incidences in Alabama as tropical depression surges through the East Coast

At least 12 are dead in Alabama as Tropical Depression Claudette continues to move toward the Atlantic Coast, flooding parts of the U.S. Southeast, USA Today reports. The big picture: The National Hurricane Center reported Sunday morning that southeast Louisiana, southern Mississippi, southern Alabama and the western Florida panhandle saw rainfall of 5 to 10 inches with isolated 15-inch amounts.
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National Hurricane Center watching new disturbance in Atlantic

The Weather Authority is now watching a small disturbance in the Atlantic that has a 30% chance of development over the next 2 days and the next 5 days. The disorganized cluster of thunderstorms is located about 750 miles east-southeast of the Windward Islands. National Hurricane Center 2 p.m. Discussion:
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Records fall as heat wave continues for Father's Day weekend

Last week, dozens and dozens of heat records were shattered across the western half of the United States. In the West, talk of record-breaking temperatures may be beginning to sound like a physical broken record to some residents. Unfortunately, AccuWeather forecasters say that record-challenging heat is set to persist through...
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Green Sand Beaches Could Erase Carbon Emissions

Project Vesta wants to make sandy beaches greener — literally. By spreading a unique green sand all over a Caribbean beach, the San Francisco nonprofit hopes to pull tons of carbon dioxide out of the atmosphere and lock it away for eons. They just secured a beach on the north...
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We Need to Manage a Careful Retreat From Climate Change, Scientists Urge

It's imperative that human societies factor a strategic 'managed retreat' into the ways they respond and adapt to climate change, researchers say, and figuring out how is a conversation that needs to be happening now. Managed retreat is the coordinated movement of people and buildings away from risks, which, in the context of climate change, are approaching from numerous fronts, including sea level rise, flooding, extreme heat, wildfire, and other hazards. While the notion of retreat may be an unpopular idea, it's vital that we reframe the conversation around what managed retreat really is, researchers say, to give ourselves the best chance...
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Modeling a circular economy for electronic waste

Think about how many different pieces of technology the average household has purchased in the last decade. Phones, TVs, computers, tablets, and game consoles don't last forever, and repairing them is difficult and often as expensive as simply buying a replacement. Electronics are integral to modern society, but electronic waste...
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Tropical Depression Claudette could re-strengthen before leaving North Carolina coast, NHC forecasts

The National Hurricane Center is forecasting that Tropical Depression Claudette could re-strengthen Sunday evening before exiting North Carolina's coast on Monday. According to an update from the agency around 5 p.m., Claudette is expected to produce heavy rainfall between 2 to 4 inches with isolated maximum totals of 6 inches across North Florida, southeastern Georgia, central and coastal South Carolina and into central to eastern North Carolina through Monday morning.
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Adidas and Allbirds Collaborate on Low Carbon Shoe

After a 12-month long project, Allbirds and Adidas have unveiled their collaborative creation, the Futurecraft.Footprint Performance Running Sneaker. The two brands have reimagined the possibilities of sustainable footwear by creating a product that has the least amount of impact on the planet possible. Per pair, the Futurecraft.Footprint measures out at 2.94kg CO2e which makes it the sneaker with the lowest carbon footprint in comparison to any performance runner ever.