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The Physical Science of Climate Change: Seven key humanitarian insights from the latest IPCC report
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The Physical Science of Climate Change: Seven key humanitarian insights from the latest IPCC report

The IPCC’s findings are clear, rigorous, and very concerning. They are captured in formal, technical language. Now we need to speak about the report’s implications, in language(s) everyone understands. Here are our seven humanitarian insights derived from this latest IPCC report.

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World Disasters Report 2020 

The impacts of climate change are already devastating lives and livelihoods every year, and they will only get worse without immediate and determined action. The World Disasters Report 2020 analyses climate disaster trends and shows how we can tackle the humanitarian impacts of the climate crisis together.

A first look at the number of people affected by intersecting disasters by Dan Walton and Maarten van Aalst.

Climate Centre Annual Report 2020: A pivotal year

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We go ahead to map areas affected by disasters in a given period. This covers areas affected since 1st Sept 2021- date.
@JoelKitutu continues to lead the team of GIS specialists to complete community specific maps, with specific disasters per area.
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Since start of #Covid pandemic, #climate-related disasters have affected 140m people & killed 17,200 - says new analysis by @IFRC & @RCClimate on 'compound impacts of extreme-weather events and Covid'; pic from report, @BDRCS1 monsoon rescues - http://bit.ly/2XpSuWs

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World Weather Attribution

The extreme rainfall that led to last month’s devastating floods in Belgium, Germany, Luxemburg, and the Netherlands were made 1.2 to 9 times more likely to happen due to climate change, according to an attribution report by an international team of leading climate scientists and the Climate Centre. The report also found that such downpours in the region are now 3–19 per cent heavier because of global warming.

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