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It’s the end of the world as we know it—so don’t feel fine

We can slow down the effects of climate change, if we want to

By Sameer Rahim   May 2019
A boy wades through the flood to his house after the city was devastated by Hurricane Idai © Kate Bartlett/DPA

A boy wades through the flood to his house after the city was devastated by Hurricane Idai © Kate Bartlett/DPA

Cyclone Idai, which has just devastated the coastal city of Beira in Mozambique, is only the latest extreme weather event we have seen in recent years. According to David Wallace-Wells in his gripping new book, The Uninhabitable Earth, it is the kind of disaster that will become all too common…

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