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Heatwaves in northern hemisphere becoming more frequent, says WMO

RTCC.org reports on the World Meteorological Organisation’s observation of an increase in the frequency of heatwaves in the northern hemisphere: “Record breaking temperatures, heatwaves, drought – all part of a usual Northern Hemisphere summer? Not so says the World Meteorological … Continue reading

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Heatwave kills almost 700 in Pakistan

RT.com reports on a deadly heatwave currently afflicting Pakistan: A three-day heatwave in Pakistan has killed nearly 700 people, primarily in the southern province of Sindh. A state of emergency has been declared in hospitals, while army is being deployed … Continue reading

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Eight ways climate change is making the world more dangerous

Natural disasters have become more frequent and costly since the 1970s, as this article from the Guardian illustrates: Forget the future. The world already is nearly five times as dangerous and disaster prone as it was in the 1970s, because … Continue reading

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