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August 20, 2014
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It’s the weather … It’s the climate


In a recent study done for insurance underwriters, the firm Munich RE said that, “Nowhere in the world is the rising number of natural catastrophes more evident than in North America. The study shows a nearly quintupled number of weather-related loss events in North America for the past three decades.… Climate change particularly affects formation of heat waves, droughts, intense precipitation events, and in the long run most probably also tropical cyclone intensity.” That means hurricanes.