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Extreme wildfires set to increase by up to 50%

8 February, 2017 – New research predicts that global warming will cause a massive rise in global wildfires, particularly on Australia’s east coast and in the Mediterranean basin.

Growing tornado impact puzzles scientists

19 December, 2016 – The US seems to be experiencing more and worse tornado outbreaks – groups of twisters in quick succession. But climate change may not be the culprit.

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Northeastern US faces fiercer hurricanes

7 December, 2016 – Stronger, more frequent storms will pummel the northern Atlantic coast of the US as human consumption of fossil fuels causes hurricanes to change course.

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Africa’s dust is a priceless export

3 December, 2016 − Scientists show how different the world would be without a sprinkling of the wind-borne African dust that fertilises oceans and forests.

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