Feb 12, 2016

Climate change triggered 92% of natural disasters in 2015, UN finds | SmartBrief

Global warming, particularly a strong El Nino weather system, was responsible for 92% of natural disasters last year, says the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction. The Asia-Pacific region bore the brunt of the disasters. "The main message from this trends analysis is that reducing greenhouse gases and adapting to climate change is vital for countries seeking to reduce disaster risk...

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