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AccuWeather Launches '90-Day Forecast' To Help You Plan Ahead

AccuWeather launched its "90-Day Forecast" this week, which the company describes as a "valuable tool for planning further in advance," including activities like vacations, weddings, baseball games, outdoor concerts and more. NPR's Robert Siegel talks with AccuWeather Founder and President Joel Myers.
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In Mexico City, The Return Of Terrible Smog

Mexico City has its worst smog in more than a decade. The government has ordered cars off the street one day a week, but city planners say that isn't a long-term solution.
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Adapting To A More Extreme Climate, Coastal Cities Get Creative

In preparation for sea level rise, vulnerable cities are building infrastructure to protect themselves. But as a look at New Orleans and Philadelphia shows, the strategies are unique to each city.
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Taking Cues From Human Nutrition To Reduce Antibiotic Use In Livestock

Researchers are trying to figure out if probiotics — the stuff we like to eat in yogurt to keep our guts healthy — could also help pigs, cows and chickens thrive.
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Why Many U.S. Health Officials Are Calling For Urgent Action Against Zika

President Obama has called for nearly $2 billion in emergency funding for Zika preparedness. The mosquito that can carry the virus is present in about thirty U.S. states. Join us to discuss the threat of Zika and what can be done to reduce the risks.

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Flint Water Recovery Lagging As Residents Don't Let Tainted Water Run

It may be an expensive answer but experts say if Flint, Mich., residents used more tap water, it would help flush lead-contaminated water from the system.
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Home And Garden Giant Ditches Class Of Pesticides That May Harm Bees

Ortho is part of the Miracle-Gro family. The company says it decided to phase out neonics from its home and garden products after reviewing possible threats posed to bees and other pollinators.
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U.S. Chief Climate Negotiator: 'Paris Wasn't The End, Paris Is The Start'

Since the beginning of the Obama administration, Todd Stern has been the U.S. government's chief climate negotiator. He led the team in Paris that managed to get some 200 countries to agree to the most sweeping deal ever to limit global carbon emissions. NPR's Ari Shapiro talks to Stern about what's happened since Paris and his decision to step down from the job after seven years.
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What Happens When Fashion Becomes Fast, Disposable And Cheap?

Fashion styles are churned out more frequently than ever, giving us more opportunities to buy. But this "fast fashion" trend increases trash — and some groups are trying to slow down the cycle.
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For The Navajo Nation, Uranium Mining's Deadly Legacy Lingers

Uranium mining on Navajo lands ended in 1986, but the tribe is still suffering profound health effects. The government started cleanup only recently; many of the polluters have gone out of business.

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