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Climate models forecast extreme rainfall

24 May, 2017 – Europe, North America and tropical regions could all face even harder rainfall if fossil fuel emissions continue to increase global warming.

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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Vital groundwater depleted faster than ever

2 April, 2017 – Global use of irreplaceable groundwater is exhausting the supply so fast that researchers say it will drive up food prices and hit international trade.

Climate shrinks Colorado River flow

LONDON, 26 February, 2017 – One of the longest US waterways, the Colorado River, has lost 20% of its flow since the year 2000, with the changing climate mostly responsible.

Call to unravel basic climate change

5 February, 2017 – Science still cannot provide satisfactory explanations for some features of basic climate change, experts argue – and they want a global search for answers.

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Coffee belt feels climate squeeze

18 December, 2016 – Small-scale farmers who produce most of the world’s coffee beans face reductions in crop yield and quality as a result of rising temperatures and extreme weather.

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