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Climate change is an 'imminent' security threat, risk experts say

A house sits undamaged in the aftermath of the Black Forest Fire in Black Forest, Colorado June 13, 2013. Hundreds of firefighters made a determined stand on Thursday to stop the wildfire that has already destroyed some 360 homes from roaring into the outskirts of Colorado Springs after it billowed overnight into the most destructive blaze in state history. REUTERS/Rick Wilking (UNITED STATES - Tags: DISASTER ENVIRONMENT TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY) - GM1E96E0K8H01

Climate change is causing an increase in extreme weather events around the world. Image: REUTERS/Rick Wilking

Laurie Goering
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