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Climate change: World now sees twice as many days over 50C – BBC News

BBC research finds the number of days passing 50C has doubled in the past 40 years. — Read on http://www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-58494641

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The very expensive human cost of climate change

25 May, 2021 − Storms devastate. Climate change makes them more devastating. Now we know how much the human cost of climate change really is. — Read on climatenewsnetwork.net/the-very-expensive-human-cost-of-climate-change/ isn’t there danger that, as long as we don’t do Climate … Continue reading

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Monsoon changes threaten Asia and warn the world

16 April, 2021 − For generations India’s farmers have relied on its arrival, but monsoon changes suggest a hotter and less predictable world. — Read on climatenewsnetwork.net/monsoon-changes-threaten-asia-and-warn-the-world/ It’s been looking like weather pattern for our winter rain has drifted a … Continue reading

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Extreme drought and fire risk may double by 2060

25 January, 2021 − Climate change may soon double the impact of extreme drought and fire. And it’s a two-way traffic. — Read on climatenewsnetwork.net/extreme-drought-and-fire-risk-may-double-by-2060/ also floods, doing most damage…

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US pays rising costs for climate’s flood damage

21 January, 2021 − America’s rainfall patterns are changing with the global climate − and making catastrophic flood damage even more costly. — Read on climatenewsnetwork.net/us-pays-rising-costs-for-climates-flood-damage/ Who ever would have guessed, more severe droughts in some parts, increasingly severe rainfall … Continue reading

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Slightest heat increase magnifies hurricane risk | Climate News Network

11 September, 2020 – The poorer and more vulnerable you are, the greater your hurricane risk. Even a tiny heat rise can spell disaster. — Read on climatenewsnetwork.net/slightest-heat-increase-magnifies-hurricane-risk/

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Rivers flood, seas rise – and land faces erosion

7 September, 2020 – Polar melting cannot be separated from farmland soil erosion and estuarine flooding. All are part of climate change. — Read on climatenewsnetwork.net/rivers-flood-seas-rise-and-land-faces-erosion/

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3 bn people may face Saharan heat levels by 2070 | Climate News Network

3 June, 2020 – For three billion people or more, heat levels could prove almost impossible for human civilisation – in half a century. — Read on climatenewsnetwork.net/3-bn-people-may-face-saharan-heat-levels-by-2070/

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No rainforest, no monsoon: get ready for a warmer world | New Scientist

“Even under a low warming scenario, the frequency rises by 10 to 50 per cent,” says David Karoly of the University of Melbourne, who reviewed a range of wildfire projections. “We are unleashing hell in Australia” The world could become 4 °C … Continue reading

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Houston, You’re Not in Kansas Anymore

“more than 12 inches of rain over past 7 hours near Houston. It’s the region’s 4th or 5th 100+ yr rainfall in the past 12months..At some point after your 5th 100+ year rain event in one year, dim awareness may begin to … Continue reading

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