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Wise words rise from climate disasters

7 December, 2015 – COP21: Planning and preparation can lessen the heavy human toll of natural disasters linked to climate change, survivors tell UN summit delegates.

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India blames climate for Chennai floods

6 December, 2015 – COP21: As the Indian city of Chennai struggles to cope after floods that have killed hundreds and left thousands homeless, India blames climate change.

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Brazil faces serious power and crop losses

19 November 2015 – Scientists warn that Brazil can expect falling hydroelectric supplies and severe crop failures by 2040 as climate change reduces rainfall and increases drought.

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Amazon weather extremes raise rainforest threat

15 October, 2015 – Even projected periods of heavier ­rain than normal will not prevent increasingly frequent and severe droughts from depleting the carbon sink of Brazil’s forests.

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