Extreme weather continues to break its own records as the one-upper nobody wants around. Weather and climate-related damages caused an unprecedented $320 billion in damage in 2017, according to the United Nations research, and as of September 19, there had already been 30 percent more named storms than average in the western Pacific and the Atlantic, with Hurricane Michael joining the club this week. Arriving at the Florida panhandle on Wednesday, it was a Category 4 (130–156 mph), the most violent storm that’s ever hit the region.

Evidence is piling up, showing the connection between climate change and extreme weather, say scientists, despite that

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