Droughts And Floods

The world’s leading experts say droughts and floods are getting worse due to global warming.

Earth’s Freshwater Future: Extremes of Flood and Drought – Climate Change: Vital Signs of the Planet

13. How does climate change affect the strength and frequency of floods, droughts, hurricanes, and tornadoes? | Royal Society

Floods and Droughts: An EPIC Response to These Hazards in the Era of Climate Change

More Floods and More Droughts: Climate Change Delivers Both – The New York Times

Floods, Droughts, and Climate Change | UAPress

Bloomberg says global warming will kill all of us.

Mayor Compares Threat of Global Warming to Terrorism

Some experts say global warming will kill everyone by 2050.

Climate change could end human civilization by 2050: report

But others say it will happen by the year 2030.

Death rates from droughts have plummeted over the past century, with the worst decade being the 1920s.

Decadal average: Death rates from natural disasters, World

One hundred years ago, millions of people around the world were dying from record heat and drought.

Switzerland’s Lake Morat dried up.

04 Sep 1921, 61 – New York Herald at Newspapers.com

This is what Lake Morat looks like now.

The worst decade for floods was the 1930s.

Ninety years ago, millions of people died in a flood in China.

21 Aug 1931 – 30 MILLIONS HUNGRY – Trove

Three of the five deadliest floods occurred during the 1930s. All of the world’s fifteen deadliest floods occurred

List of deadliest floods – Wikipedia

During the 1970s, droughts, floods and tornadoes were blamed on global cooling.

14 Jul 1974, Page 1 – Lincoln Journal Star at Newspapers.com

02 Apr 1974 – W.Africa drought horror – Trove

The most extensive tornado outbreak in US history occurred that year.

10 Worst U.S. Tornado Outbreaks | The Weather Channel – Articles from The Weather Channel | weather.com

05 Apr 1974, 1 – The Paducah Sun at Newspapers.com

The CIA issued a report blaming the bad weather on global cooling.

22 Jun 1976, Page 5 – The High Point Enterprise at Newspapers.com

Deaths from all types of natural disasters are down 97% over the past century.

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