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  1. Nuclear test on Bikini atoll in 1954.

    Smoke from nuclear war would devastate ozone layer, alter climate

    The massive columns of smoke generated by a nuclear war would alter the world’s climate for years and devastate the ozone layer, endangering both human health and food supplies, new research shows.

    • Climate

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  2. NASA satellite image of ozone over Arctic in October 2021

    Protecting the ozone layer is delivering vast health benefits

    International agreements to protect the ozone layer have been so successful that they will prevent an estimated 443 million cases of skin cancer and 63 million cataract cases for people born in the United States through the end of this century, according to new research.

    • Air Quality,
    • Climate

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  3. View of flooding in Germany in 2021

    Flooding patterns expected to change with future warming

    Climate change will significantly alter future patterns of flooding, with moderate storms having mixed impacts but extreme storms generating more devastating and frequent flooding.

    • Climate,
    • Water

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  4. Man in car gets his temperature checked

    Heat-related symptoms affected one-quarter of Americans during summer of 2020

    More than one-quarter of the U.S. population suffered from exposure to extreme heat during the pandemic summer of 2020, surveys show.

    • Climate,
    • Weather

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  5. Satellite image of smoke from Australian fire

    Bushfires, not pandemic lockdowns, had biggest impact on global climate in 2020

    The smoke from devastating Australian bushfires cooled the planet in 2020 and pushed tropical thunderstorms northward.

    • Climate,
    • Weather

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