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China faces one–two punches of extreme weather as Earth warms

Aerial image of flooding in Japan.

Floods that struck Japan in 2018 (pictured) were swiftly followed by extreme heat, a deadly duo that could also strike China in the coming decades. Credit: The Asahi Shimbun/Getty

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Nature 597, 450 (2021)



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