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Storms, cyclones and floods will only worsen as the planet warms

People suffering in Mozambique and neighbouring countries didn’t create the climate crisis, but they are dying from more intense weather events like Cyclone Idai.  In the immediate instance, the people of central Mozambique need emergency relief. But what will help them, and large numbers of people across the planet, in the longer term is for rich countries to stop funding fossil-fuel extraction. It is this activity that contributes to a warming planet, increasing the likelihood and intensity of these extreme weather events.  Read more...

 

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