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    Extreme weather plagues U.S., from Colorado snowstorm to East Coast heat

    Computer model depiction of forecast highs and records along the East Coast for May 21, 2022.
    National Weather Service forecast highs for Saturday, May 21, 2022. The boxes indicate record-setting temperatures. (Weatherbell.com)
    Jacob Knutson
    May 20, 2022 - World

    Russia to halt gas exports to Finland, energy provider says

    A Gasum plant in Raikkola, Imatra, Finland, in May.
    A Gasum plant in Raikkola, Imatra, Finland, in May. Photo: Vesa Moilanen/Lehtikuva/AFP via Getty Images

    Wild weather includes "critical" fire risk, incoming Colorado snowstorm

    Studies show climate change is increasingly driving extreme weather risks

    Computer model depiction of high temperatures on May 19, 2022.
    Computer model depiction of high temperatures on May 19, 2022. (Weatherbell.com)

    EVs are shoving aside real volumes of oil

    UN boss unveils new clean energy proposals

    Photo of UN Secretary-General António Guterres
    UN Secretary-General António Guterres on May 18. Photo courtesy of the United Nations

    Climate change benchmarks all set records last year, report finds

    The global impact of local carbon cuts

    Clean energy in New York
    Image courtesy of the Climate Impact Lab

    New Mexico Calf Canyon Fire becomes largest in state history

    The Calf Canyon Wildfire seen from space on May 11, 2022.
    The Calf Canyon Fire seen by a Maxar Technologies satellite on May 11. Photo: ©2022 Maxar Technologies

    Where homes will face the most wildfire risk in next 30 years