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Extreme weather: Is climate change always to blame?

As extreme heatwaves, storms and wildfires increase in severity and frequency, a comparatively new kind of research called weather attribution studies determines whether they are linked to human-caused climate change. From prolonged periods of extreme heat...


Climate crisis: What’s at stake for Africa?

Africa has played a minor role in causing climate change, but bears the burden of its consequences. For the continent, the UN climate conference is about vital funding and securing the livelihoods of 1.4 billion...


How do you insure yourself against climate change?

Wildfires in Australia, blizzards in Texas, now flash floods in Germany and Belgium: The growing likelihood of extreme weather has insurers and homeowners alike wondering how to best minimize risk of climate change. Many people...