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Iraq’s climate stresses are set to worsen

12 November, 2018 − After years of repression, invasion and conflict, Iraq’s climate stresses now threaten new miseries, including more intense heat and dwindling rainfall.

Flash floods increase as mercury climbs

9 November, 2018 – Heavy rain must fall somewhere. The danger lies in where it falls and on what kind of terrain. As cities grow, the risk of flash floods rises.

Human horde leaves little room for nature

8 November, 2018 – Our species’ planetary advance has been inexorable. The human horde means under a quarter of the world’s land surface now counts as wilderness.

Forest carbon storage puzzles scientists

6 November, 2018 – How forest carbon storage affects climate change is a vital part of scientists’ calculations. But fresh uncertainties keep on sprouting.

World lacks enough plants for healthy diet

5 November, 2018 − Guidelines for a healthy diet emphasise fresh fruit and vegetables. Right now, there may not be enough in the gardens to nourish a cooler, healthier world.

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