Linda Speight

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The deaths of at least 189 people and the hundreds more unaccounted for in western Europe following the catastrophic flooding last week is a truly devastating event. The scenes of walls ripped out of houses, cars floating down streets and people in tears surveying the remains of their possessions serve as a stark reminder of the power of water.

What is most upsetting though, is that the scale of this event came as a surprise to some governments and parts of the public. It shouldn't have been like that. Scientists know that climate change is increasing the frequency of extreme weather events.…  Seguir leyendo »