Strong Winds Wreak Havoc in Eastern Europe

Strong squalls have swept through eastern Europe and have caused property damage and power outages. At least 250,000 French houses lost power after electricity poles were toppled while the Normandy-Paris train line was suspended.  French national weather service Meteo France …

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Biden Administration Launches Measures to Protect Workers from Extreme Heat

The administration of United States President Joe Biden has launched on Sept. 20 new initiatives to protect workers from extreme heat linked to climate change. Biden announced “an all-of-government effort” to provide safe and healthy working conditions to protect workers …

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Spain Investigates “Scandalous” Draining of Reservoirs During Drought

The Spanish government launched an investigation after it was revealed that a power provider emptied two reservoirs amid a heatwave and drought to take advantage of exceptionally high electricity rates. The dams of Samora and Caceres in western Spain were …

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