We must pay attention to subtle yet deadly aspects of climate change

We must pay attention to subtle yet deadly aspects of climate change

Catastrophic events hog the climate limelight but there are more understated effects that demand attention too, says Hannah Cloke

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14 October 2020

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Michelle D’Urbano

SOME climate crises are big, noisy and obvious: think hurricanes, typhoons, floods and wildfires. But there are other climate crises that tend to be overlooked. These are quieter and more insidious, and we often fail to properly recognise them.

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