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Warming linked to Storm Harvey devastation

31 August, 2017 – Experts warn that while climate change did not cause the storm engulfing Texas, the destructiveness of Harvey has almost certainly been intensified by global warming.

Climate change will worsen US poverty

4 July, 2017 – Yet another study has exposed the cruel cost of climate change as it increases US poverty. It could be worse than the Great Recession.

Amazon dams plan is set to cost the Earth

29 June, 2017 – It’s one thing to harness a river. It’s quite another to build a series of Amazon dams and control the life of the planet’s richest habitat.

US cities face growing flood risks

13 June, 2017 – As the seas rise, US cities can expect a varied flood risk: some will have more of the worst floods, others more frequent familiar inundations.

Climate change brings more Sahel storms

7 May, 2017 – The warming climate is upsetting rainfall patterns and the frequency of flooding in West Africa as it makes the region’s Sahel storms three times likelier.

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