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These 5 charts explore the human impact on extreme weather

It's not an exact science, but it's science: humans are partly to blame for worsening weather Image: REUTERS/Adrees Latif

Callum Brodie

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Interstate highway 45 is submerged from the effects of Hurricane Harvey seen during widespread flooding in Houston, Texas, U.S. August 27, 2017. REUTERS/Richard Carson     TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY - RC1BA1656450
Parts of Texas remain submerged in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey. Image: REUTERS/Richard Carson
CO2 levels have increased rapidly since the 1950s Image: NASA
China produces more carbon emissions than any other country Image: US Energy Information Administration
China, the US and India have suffered the highest number of natural disasters in recent times Image: UNISDR
2016 saw an increase in the number of hydrological disasters around the world Image: Munich Re
 Coastal regions in China, the US and India are likely to suffer the highest flood losses in the years ahead
Image: ‘Future Flood Losses in Major Coastal Cities’ report

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