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Emergency personnel arrive to evacuate people at a mass shelter, on Sept. 2, 2021 in Independence, La. The owner of seven Louisiana nursing homes whose residents suffered in squalid conditions after being evacuated to a warehouse for Hurricane Ida has been arrested. Chris Granger/The New Orleans Advocate via AP hide caption

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Minerva Contreras, 44, connects climate change to her health because she has a lung problem that makes it harder to breathe on hot days. Keeping her house near Bakersfield, Calif., cool costs as much as $800 a month in the summer. Molly Peterson/KVPR hide caption

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Americans connect extreme heat and climate change to their health, a survey finds

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A plume of smoke from the Black Fire rises over the Gila National Forest. Philip Connors watched the fire grow and creep closer to his fire lookout post. Philip Connors/Philip Connors hide caption

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A New Mexico firewatcher describes watching his world burn

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A child plays in a fountain in the warm weather in London, Friday, June 17, 2022. A blanket of hot air stretching from the Mediterranean to the North Sea is giving much of western Europe its first heat wave of the summer, with temperatures forecast to top 30 degrees Celsius (86 degrees Fahrenheit) from Malaga to London on Friday. Kirsty Wigglesworth/AP hide caption

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High water levels in the Lamar River eroding the Northeast Entrance Road. National Park Service hide caption

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Yellowstone-area floods strand visitors and residents, prompt evacuations

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This weekend's heat wave will stretch from south Texas to California, where temperatures will climb as high as 115 degrees. This map is for Saturday's forecast. National Weather Service hide caption

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Zoe, second from left, walks onto the field with her fellow graduates. Zoe was one of eight Valedictorians and told her classmates, "Do not think about the unknown stresses of the future or the treasured memories of the past, but think about the present moment we are living right now." William DeShazer for NPR hide caption

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A high school senior reflects on her community's resilience after a devastating flood

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A vehicle is prepared to be towed after it died while being driven through a flooded street in Miami on Saturday. A storm dumped at least six to 10 inches of rain in the area, causing flooding. Joe Raedle/Getty Images hide caption

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Encore: Get ready for another destructive Atlantic hurricane season

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A sign reads "Danger Extreme Heat Conditions Ahead" in Anza-Borrego Desert State Park, which is threatened by climate change, on March 23 near Borrego Springs, Calif. Mario Tama/Getty Images hide caption

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Resident Stephanie Kerwin, center, holds her baby Octavius in one arm and dog Pixie in the other as she and her family carry what they could salvage from her home in Nottingham Forest Mobile Home Park on Saturday in Gaylord, Mich., following a tornado the day before. Jake May/MLive.com/The Flint Journal via AP hide caption

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A satellite image shows a natural color view of active fire lines from the Hermits Peak and Calf Canyon fires, near Las Vegas, New Mexico, on May 11. MAXAR TECHNOLOGIES/REUTERS hide caption

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