Extreme weather raises questions about climate prediction models

July 19, 2021

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Wiel de Bie, 75, stands outside his flooded home in the town of Brommelen, Netherlands, July 17, 2021. 

Wiel de Bie, 75, stands outside his flooded home in the town of Brommelen, Netherlands, July 17, 2021. 

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From blistering heat waves to massive flooding, recent extreme weather has some climate scientists surprised. Are climate models keeping up with the rapid pace of change? And, the US and its allies formally blame China for the hacking of a Microsoft Exchange email server that affected tens of thousands of computers in March. Also, Sudan was a self-described Islamic state under dictator Omar al-Bashir. After he was overthrown in 2019, Sudan’s government now says it will institute a separation between religion and state. And, more than 1,700 Iraqis have migrated to Lithuania via Belarus in recent weeks.

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