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'Every day it doesn't rain, the pressure mounts'
The heatwave will make conditions on England's farms worse as experts warn of smaller harvests.
Climate scientists chase Arctic storms
Why climate scientists are trying to fly through Arctic cyclones in a small aircraft.
Wildlife under stress as dry spell shrinks rivers
Most of the world's chalk streams are in southern and eastern England and are under particular strain.
Supermarket food could soon carry eco-labels, says study
Scientists hope that a scoring system will lead manufacturers to compete over sustainability.
US Senate passes sweeping climate, tax and healthcare package
The bill seeks to lower the cost of medicines, increase corporate taxes and reduce carbon emissions.
Causes of deadly dry-lightning wildfires revealed
The conditions for dry lightning, responsible for devastating California wildfires, have been identified.
France whale: Hopes fading for lost mammal stuck in River Seine
The visibly malnourished all-white beluga has been stuck 70km north of Paris since at least Tuesday.
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