Thousands evacuated in U.K. as major flooding follows record drought
LONDON -- More than 1,100 homes across the United Kingdom have had to be evacuated after being flooded over the past week as persistent and at times torrential rains falling on already sodden ground have followed the country's wettest summer on record.
Nation's price tag for allergies linked to climate change is expected to rise
Researchers are probing the health and economic fallout from this year's record allergy season to understand how warming weather and shifting rainfall may lead to more widespread and costlier allergy problems in the future. Already, doctors are seeing climate change alter how allergens disperse.