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Study: Climate-related Disasters on Rise

A new report finds most natural disasters in 2014 were climate-related. The 2015 World Disasters Report, issued Thursday by the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies, say climate change will lead to an increase in the frequency and severity of future hazards. Compared to previous years, 2014 was in many ways a statistically better year in regard to global disasters. The latest report cites 317 disasters worldwide, the lowest number of the decade or 17 percent...

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