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Why our brains make it hard to grapple with global warming

Houston is barely beginning to dry out from Hurricane Harvey, and Florida faces a massive rebuilding effort after the Irma catastrophe. These two storms, among the most powerful in American history, are typical of the extreme weather events that are likely to become more common as the planet warms. A third hurricane, Jose, waits offshore and the storm season is far from done.

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Highlights from Southridge-Pasco game, including Jake Newbry's interception return for a TD. 0:49

Highlights from Southridge-Pasco game, including Jake Newbry's interception return for a TD.

Retiring Los Banos cafeteria supervisor responds to congratulatory comments 0:22

Retiring Los Banos cafeteria supervisor responds to congratulatory comments

'If we don't get started...we will have more than a crisis on our hands' 1:09

'If we don't get started...we will have more than a crisis on our hands'

Merced man, friends trek to Houston to help flood victims 2:10

Merced man, friends trek to Houston to help flood victims

'We know that this is just a start,' Assembly speaker says of housing bills 0:58

'We know that this is just a start,' Assembly speaker says of housing bills

How to make a pinhole projector to view the solar eclipse 1:06

How to make a pinhole projector to view the solar eclipse

Fire guts Merced apartment 1:01

Fire guts Merced apartment

Here's why people came to the Merced comic con. 1:08

Here's why people came to the Merced comic con.

Human remains found in Merced County corn field 0:30

Human remains found in Merced County corn field

Suspicious death under investigation in Merced County 0:47

Suspicious death under investigation in Merced County

Fire guts Merced apartment, displaces family

Merced Fire Battalion Chief Jeremy Franklin talks about an apartment fire that gutted an apartment in the 100 block of East 11th Street Saturday, Sept. 16, 2017, in Merced. Franklin said the cause of the fire was still under investigation Saturday, but officials think it was accidental. Franklin said investigators were looking at electrical sources, but he couldn't confirm the cause.
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Fire guts Merced apartment, displaces family 0:52

Fire guts Merced apartment, displaces family

Fire guts Merced apartment 1:01

Fire guts Merced apartment

Here's why people came to the Merced comic con. 1:08

Here's why people came to the Merced comic con.

Retiring Los Banos cafeteria supervisor responds to congratulatory comments 0:22

Retiring Los Banos cafeteria supervisor responds to congratulatory comments