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  • The amount of Greenland ice that melted on Tuesday could cover Florida in 2 inches of water
    CNN reports that Greenland lost more than 8.5 billion tons of surface mass on Tuesday, and 18.4 billion tons since Sunday, according to the Denmark Meteorological Institute.

  • Lake Powell hits lowest level on record in climate change-fueled water crisis
    CNN reports that Lake Powell, the second largest reservoir on the Colorado River, hit the lowest water level since it was filled in 1963.

  • Can Arctic Animals Keep Up With Climate Change? Scientists are Trying to Find Out
    According to Inside Climate News, new studies suggest that rising temperatures may prove disastrous for species of birds, fish and other animals that are adapted to the cold of Arctic climes.

  • Top US scientist on melting glaciers: 'I've gone from being an ecologist to a coroner'
    The Guardian reports on Diana Six, an entomologist studying beetles near Glacier national park in Montana, who says the crisis has fundamentally changed her profession

  • Here's why the sun looks red this week
    Fox News 8 reports that the sun has appeared with a red hue across much of the northern United States this week due to smoke from wildfires on the West Coast and in Canada

  • The moon's natural wobble alters Earth's tides. With climate change, that's bad news.
    NBC News reports that a flip in a natural moon cycle combined with rising seas from climate change will cause rapid and "dramatic" increases in flooding along U.S. coastlines by the mid-2030s, according to a NASA study.

  • Climate scientists shocked by scale of floods in Germany
    The Guardian reports that the deluge raises fears human-caused disruption is making extreme weather even worse than predicted

  • Climate change is fueling mass-casualty heat waves. Here's why experts say we don't view them as crises
    Scientists and psychologists told CNN the response has to do with how humans view crises.

  • California hit by record-breaking fire destruction: 'Climate change is real, it's bad'
    The Los Angeles Times reports that California is off to another record-breaking year of wildfires as the state enters its most dangerous months, with extreme heat and dry terrain creating the conditions for rapid spread.

  • Climate change: US - Canada heatwave 'virtually impossible' without warming
    According to the BBC News, if humans hadn't influenced the climate to the extent that they have, the event would have been 150 times less likely.