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Deadly wildfire shuts down key route into Yosemite National Park

Jul 16, 2018

Deadly wildfire shuts down key route into Yosemite National Park

A wildfire that killed a California firefighter grew quickly and forced the closure of a key route into Yosemite National Park as crews contended with sweltering conditions Sunday, authorities said. The blaze that broke out Friday scorched more than 6 sq. miles (16 sq. km) ...

Global warming outpaces current forecasts: study

/ Dec 7, 2017

Global warming outpaces current forecasts: study

The U.N.'s forecast for global warming is about 15 percent too low, which means end-of-century temperatures could be 0.5 degrees Celsius higher than currently predicted, said a study released Wednesday. The prediction makes the already daunting challenge of capping global warming at "well under" 2.0 ...