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floodingScientists around the globe are looking at all the evidence around climate change and using supercomputer models to come up with predictions for our future environment and weather.

However, the next stage of that work, which is just as important, is looking at the knock-on effects of potential changes. For example, are we likely to see an increase in precipitation and sea levels? Does this mean there will be an increase in flooding and what can we do to protect ourselves from that?

How will our health be affected by climate change, how will agricultural practices change and how will wildlife cope? And what will the effects on coral be?

And while it may be controversial some would argue that climate change could bring with it positives as well as negatives.






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