Ron Salk

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This week, the U.N.’s scientific panel published a major report, saying that by 2040, there will be catastrophic changes to the earth due to global warming.

As UN releases grim climate report, how are locals dealing with wildfires and floods?

This week, the U.N.’s scientific panel published a major report, saying that by 2040, there will be catastrophic changes to the earth due to global warming.

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