Climate Change Fueled Rains Behind Deadly Nigeria Floods, Study Finds

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Heavy rains behind floods that killed more than 600 people in Nigeria this year were about 80 times likelier because of human-induced climate change, scientists reported Wednesday. The floods mainly struck Nigeria but also Niger, Chad and neighboring countries, displacing more than 1.4 million people and devastating homes and farmland in a region already vulnerable to food insecurity.
16 days ago·Abuja, Nigeria

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