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Politics

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The Trump Fact Check

Not all of it is wrong!

Politics

Gas Prices Are Polluting Our Politics

Add it to the list of reasons to switch to EVs.

Politics

The Stephen Miller of Climate Policy

Russ Vought could jeopardize the next decade of climate science. But who is he?

TerraPower Just Broke Ground on Its Next-Gen Nuclear Project

AM Briefing: TerraPower Breaks Ground

On Bill Gates’ advanced nuclear reactor, solar geoengineering, and FEMA

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Donald Trump and Jaws.
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Former President Trump wants to know: Would you rather be electrocuted or eaten by a shark?

On Sunday, during a rally in Las Vegas, the Republican nominee floated the question for what is at least the second time this campaign season (an odd choice, perhaps, given that Nevada is hardly shark territory, and therefore his supporters there are unlikely to have given the question much thought).

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Climate

AM Briefing: Florida’s Looming Deluge

On extreme rainfall, tailpipe rules, and giant viruses

The Skies Are About to Open Up in Florida
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Current conditions: Floods washed away roads in Austria • Thousands of dead fish are littering the shores of a lagoon in drought-stricken Mexico • A heat advisory is in effect for Cupertino, California, where Apple is hosting its Worldwide Developers Conference this week.

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1. Florida braces for severe rainfall

Florida is in for some very wild weather this week as tropical downpours bring huge amounts of rain and potential flood conditions. About 12 inches of rain is forecast to fall in Southwest Florida starting tomorrow and continuing throughout the week, but AccuWeather says some areas could see an incredible 22 inches. The Sunshine State has experienced drought conditions this spring. Fort Myers, for example, has seen just 15 inches of rainfall since the start of the year. So some precipitation is welcome, but the amount expected this week can quickly trigger floods.

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