Ida, fires show climate in crisis, Biden

By Darlene Superville and Josh Boak
Updated September 2 2021 - 7:55pm, first published 7:50pm
US President Joe Biden says recent extreme weather events are a sign the climate is in crisis.

President Joe Biden has pledged robust federal help for the northeastern and Gulf states battered by Hurricane Ida and for Western states beset by wildfires - with the catastrophes serving as deadly reminders that the "climate crisis" has arrived.

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