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Acts of God, human influence and litigation

Developments in attribution science are improving our ability to detect human influence on extreme weather events. By implication, the legal duties of government, business and others to manage foreseeable harms are broadening, and may lead to more climate change litigation.

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Marjanac, S., Patton, L. & Thornton, J. Acts of God, human influence and litigation. Nature Geosci 10, 616–619 (2017).

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