"This is not just a case of being unlucky, climate change is increasing our risk," Ms. Cullen told Carbon Brief.
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"By definition when we give things a name, it does allow us to connect with it," Cullen says. "It gives it a narrative. We're hard-wired for stories and we can turn these weather events into stories."
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