'Once in a thousand years' rains devastated central China, but there is little talk of climate change

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By Nectar Gan and Jessie Yeung, CNN As record heat waves hit western North America and deadly floods swept Germany, the growing risks associated with climate change have grabbed headlines, and prompted widespread discussions in the West. Scientists have been warning for years that the climate crisis would amplify extreme weather, making it deadlier and more frequent — and the latest catastrophes are seen as a timely reminder the threat could hit much closer to home than some might think. But this week, with much of China’s central Henan province devastated by record rains, there were few mentions of any...