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A Wave of Change for the Planet

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Natural disasters can be deadly but they don’t have to be. These are a few ways to take action to ensure humanity is prepared and protected in a climate changed planet.

In our A (CLIMATE) CHANGED PLANET series, we looked at how climate change is influencing various weather events — and thus, disaster. As temperatures rise and ice caps melt, even tsunamis will be added to the list of natural disasters that will become more common as our planet changes. Thus, on WORLD TSUNAMI AWARENESS DAY, these are some preventative actions we can take to ensure we reduce the spread of disaster as climate change continues to destabilize our planet.

In Summary: Climate Change, Disaster & Humanity

Over the past 50 years, extreme weather events have increased five-fold (11,000 disasters recorded). In the last decade, 80% of natural disasters were related to climate change — and over 1.7 billion people were impacted.

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