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Past articles by Andrew:

New York City's historic floods from Ida send climate change message

The changing climate is overwhelming antiquated infrastructure in cities like New York and Newark. → Read More

Hurricane Ida’s rapid intensification spurred by climate change, bad luck

But even the most bullish forecast did not call for this rate of intensification. → Read More

"Extremely dangerous" Hurricane Ida rapidly intensifying ahead of expected Louisiana hit

Ida is gaining strength over the Gulf of Mexico, and is predicted to hit Louisiana as a major hurricane. → Read More

First-ever water shortage declared for Lake Mead, prompting supply cuts

The cuts will disproportionately affect water users in Arizona, while sparing California for now. → Read More

Sicily may have set Europe's all-time heat record as temperatures climb to nearly 120 degrees

The temperature record came in the midst of a regional heat wave that has contributed to wildfires. → Read More

Major UN IPCC report finds effects of climate change are even more severe than we thought

The major new report finds an "unequivocal" connection between human actions and global warming. → Read More

New polling: Most Americans support transition to clean electricity

Data first provided to Axios shows red and blue states show solid support for moving to a clean grid. → Read More

Ferocious wildfires destroy British Columbia town amid historic heat

Lytton, British Columbia, was heavily damaged by swiftly moving flames a day after setting a national heat record. → Read More

Dangerous Pacific Northwest heat wave to set more records Tuesday

Some cities will get relief as the core of the "heat dome" shifts inland. → Read More

Pacific Northwest heat wave peaks Monday with temperatures 50 degrees above average

Seattle may be hotter than it has ever been in Washington, D.C., while Canada could equal Las Vegas' all-time high. → Read More

Three decades of global warming have yielded a more volatile, dangerous planet

We're feeling climate change mainly in the form of extreme weather and climate events. → Read More

Major climate science report from the IPCC: what to look for

It's likely to reshape our thinking on how close we are to the Paris Agreement's temperature limits. → Read More

Long-lasting extreme heat event strains the West's grid, could spark wildfires

The heat could shatter Las Vegas' all-time high temperature record of 117°F. → Read More

Ice shelf holding back Antarctica's Pine Island Glacier is breaking up

The glacier is already responsible for much of Antarctica's contribution to global sea level rise. → Read More

Secretary of State Blinken heads to Arctic amid rapid warming

The Arctic is warming at more than twice the rate of the rest of the planet. → Read More

Coalition of over 300 businesses issues rare public call for 50% U.S. emissions cuts by 2030

Pressure grows for Biden to set a bold emissions target for 2030. → Read More

April may be the most important month for climate action ever

From Biden's infrastructure plan to a new emissions target, it's make or break time for the climate. → Read More

Arctic melt goes into overdrive, disrupting the Northern Hemisphere's weather and ecosystems

The Arctic is warming at more than twice the rate of the rest of the world. → Read More

The cross-border spread of Ebola

The longer the outbreak lasts, the greater the chance it has to reach major population centers. → Read More

Climate change visualized: How Earth's temperature has changed since 1970

The overall picture is growing starker with each passing year. → Read More