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Changes to environment and ecosystems: a climate change primer

Hurricane Florence. Storm Bronagh. Typhoon Mangkhut. There have been a lot of extreme weather events in the news recently. And because of climate change, scientists think they’re likely to become more common. But what exactly is climate change? If you want to learn about it but are not sure where to start, this week’s pick will guide you through the basics.

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