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Scientists Say Expect More 1,000-Year Events Like Louisiana Flood

CommonDreams Louisiana's devastating rainfall was the state's second "1,000-year" flood this year. Story here.

Epic Middle East Heat Wave Is Being Compared to Weapon of Mass Destruction

Eco Watch Recent extreme heat events in the Middle East have climate scientists worried about future climate-related catastrophes. Temperatures have climbed above 115 F across the region this summer and Kuwait and Iraq recently recorded most likely the hottest temperatures ever in the Eastern Hemisphere. Story here. RELATED:    "Lake Powell: Going, Going, Gone?"