Extreme weather around the world in 2021
December 15, 2021 - Extreme weather events in 2021 broke records around the globe, with many disasters made worse by climate change. Scientists say there are more to come, as the Earth’s atmosphere continues to warm.
Hundreds of people died in storms and heatwaves. Farmers struggled with drought, and in some cases with locust plagues. Wildfires set new records for carbon emissions, while swallowing forests, towns and homes, Reuters said.