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The Internal Displacement Monitoring Centrereported that 42 million people were displaced due to natural hazards, mainly climate related.

The map shows that the geography of their distribution […]

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Am Oxfam report reveals that the 3-fold increase in weather related disasters cannot be simply put down to better reporting or increased population. Whilst geophysical disasters remain […]

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A heatwave warning has been issued for England and Wales, with temperatures in some areas potentially rising as high as 32C (90F) in the coming days.

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24 people have been killed in the American south by tornadoes. Number of dead is expected to rise as storms continue.

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After last years devastating floods there are concerns that preparations for the season which starts in July are inadequate.  Last year 20million people where seriously affected and […]

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Australia’s La Nina floods

On January 11, 2011 By

Australia’s La Nina floods are expected to last for months.  70 people are now missing with 7 confirmed dead.  Parts of the state capital […]

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Global Eye

On November 16, 2010 By

http://www.globaleye.org.uk/archive/archive.html

This site has a large number of easy to read case studies relevant to all year groups so I recommend that you all have a look.  […]

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The United Nations Environment Programme has publish a list of tipping points in relation to climate change

http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/blog/2009/dec/08/unep-extreme-weather-climate

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