Climate disasters increase risk of armed conflict in multi-ethnic countries

Climate disasters like heat-waves or droughts enhance the risk of armed conflicts in countries with high ethnic diversity
Posted On 26 Jul 2016
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Flood damages could multiply under climate change

Flood-related losses can be expected to increase considerably in Germany as a result of climate change, a new study shows.
Posted On 22 Jul 2016
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Cyclones set to get fiercer as world warms

New analysis of cyclone data and computer climate modelling indicates that global warming is likely to intensify the destructive power of tropical storms.
Posted On 16 Jul 2016
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Warming raises global economic threats

Research shows that the effects of extreme heat and weather events on production of raw materials has far-reaching and costly financial implications.
Posted On 17 Jun 2016
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Europe’s floods come as no surprise

Scientists have warned that the extra moisture in warmer air will mean more intense rainfall, but floods still leave governments unprepared.
Posted On 05 Jun 2016
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Warming warning is a burning issue

Canadian scientists show that unregulated exploitation of fossil fuels could lead to dramatic rises in temperature more than double the levels previously feared.
Posted On 26 May 2016
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US insurance aid props up climate-risk homes

Major insurer calls for an end to government subsidies that encourage expensive house-building schemes in areas of the US at high risk of floods and storms.
Posted On 25 May 2016
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Poorest nations will feel heat soonest

Very high temperatures are set to affect some of the world’s least developed countries before touching the richer nations that are more responsible for climate change.
Posted On 18 May 2016
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