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Scientists link surge in extreme weather events to climate change

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Across the globe, millions of people are suffering from the impacts of a surge in extreme weather events, hitting the poorest hardest but not sparing those in wealthy nations either.

A No single weather event triggered the record-breaking heatwaves, floods and scorching wildfires, but scientists say climate change is making the weather steadily more extreme.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on June 23, 2022, with the headline Scientists link surge in extreme weather events to climate change. Subscribe