Lake Chilwa in southern Malawi used to be home to a thriving community of fishermen and women. Now it comprises mostly mud. Scientists say climate change is to blame.
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Despite stronger storms and hotter heat waves, world leaders have not spent enough money adapting to the 'new climate reality'.
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