Belfast Telegraph

Wednesday 1 October 2014

Haiyan is just the beginning

THE devastation brought by Typhoon Haiyan is going to become the new norm, due to conditions brought about by climate change.

There is a link between climate change and increasing storm intensity: as the planet and particularly the oceans heat, simple physics indicates that the energy stored is likely to increase the intensity and frequency of devastating storms, such as Haiyan, at great cost to coastal communities.

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