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Climate catastrophes

September 15, 2021

From Germany to Canada to China to Spain, dramatic pictures of the severe impacts of extreme weather have been dominating the news in recent weeks.


Extreme weather events such as floods, heatwaves and droughts will increase across the world due to the effects of global warming.

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