Germany’s floods foreshadow climate catastrophe, experts say: 3 stories you may have missed
Conservation International (Blog)
Record levels of rainfall pummeled Germany and Belgium last week, triggering devastating floods that claimed more than 125 lives. According to experts, climate change exacerbated these deadly storms, causing them to last longer and produce more rain. As global temperatures rise, warmer air holds more water, which condenses into vapor and accumulates in the atmosphere, reports Sarah Gibbens for National Geographic.