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This Just In ... The latest news from the climate front. By Leonie Haimson, originally published in Grist (23 June 2000)


Panel Warns of "Substantial Damages" In North America.  (December 1997)


Climate Change Threatens Pacific Northwest.   Major new report calls for regional climate service.  (Winter 1999-2000)


Outbreak of West Nile Fever.  Experts urge precautions.  (Winter 1999-2000)


Lights Out.  Climate change and reliable electric power.  (Fall 1999)


Keeping New York City out of Hot Water.  Climate change will require adaptation.  (Fall 1999)


Great Lakes Water Levels Plunge.  For some, the largest annual drop since 1931.  (Fall 1999)


Disastrous Trends.  Rising losses and concerns.  (April 1999)


Retreat from Advancing Seas.  Hatteras Lighthouse Shows the Way.  (April 2000)


Baked Alaska- Ice in retreat.  Ice in retreat. (April 1998)


Building Disaster Resistant Communities.  FEMA Launches "Project Impact" Initiative.  (October 1998)


Middle-Latitude Ozone Depletion Increases Health Risks.  (October 1995)


Historic Floods Devastate China.  (October 1998)


Surviving the Next Heat Wave.  Timely warnings and effective emergency plans are essential.  (July 1998)


Utilities Require Hardening Against Weather.  Severe January ice storm exposes electrical system vulnerability.  (April 1998)


Sustainable Redevelopment.  Recovering from disaster with the environment in mind.  (December 1997)


El Nino and the US Natural Gas Industry.  "Taking industry by surprise."  (September 1997)
Weather Extremes Bring Famine to North Korea.  Situation raises international concerns.  (September 1997)


Preparing for El Nino.  Officials mobilize for extreme events.  (September 1997)


Michigan Man Infected With Malaria.  Higher temperatures and humidities raise disease threat in US.  (May 1996)


Summer Heat Waves Take Heavy Toll From Urban Poor.  Deaths underline health threat from climate change.  (October 1995)


Rising Temperatures Could Initially Cut Utility Bills.  Hypothetical increase of 1ºC in 2010 could save $5.5 billion.  (October 1995)


Reduce Vulnerability with Stronger "Adaptive Capacity," Says IPCC.  Reduce vulnerability with Stronger "Adaptive Capacity," Says IPCC.  (October 1995)


Northern Hemisphere Sweltered in 1995's Summer Heat Waves.  Americans were not alone to experience high temperatures.  (October 1995)


As Temperatures Rise, Mosquitoes Buzz into New Areas.  Experts cite threat from malaria and other diseases.  (July 1995)


Recent Floods Expose Vulnerabilities, Encourage Reforms.  Policy changes mitigate impacts of 1995 Midwest floods.  (July 1995)


El Ninos Disrupt Weather Patterns, Raise Climate Concerns.  (July 1995)


Antarctic Calves Colossal Iceberg.  (July 1995)


Chicago Heatwave's Disparate Impacts.  (October 1995)


Extreme Weather Exacts Rising Costs from Insurers.  Trend intensifies climate concerns.  (July 1995)