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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.

A helicopter is dropping water on burning trees in Sierra Bermeja, Spain
Image: Lorenzo Carnero/imago images/ZUMA Wire

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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