These weather events turned extreme thanks to human-driven climate change

Scientists rule out natural chance in 2016 deadly heat, ocean warming events

GONE DRY  Villagers try to catch fish in a dried-up pond in West Bengal, India. A deadly heat wave that swept across Asia in 2016 led to widespread drought that affected hundreds of millions in India. Such an intense and prolonged heat wave, scientists now report, could not have happened without human-caused climate change.

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