After the flood: climate change blamed for Himalayan tragedy

Financial Times: “Before the flood,” says Chandan Singh Rawat, who runs a ramshackle tea house perched above the mountain torrent of the upper Ganges, “business was great. We didn’t even have time to talk to people.” But four months after flash floods swept down the Himalayan valleys of the Ganges tributaries in India, killing nearly 6,000 people and sweeping away roads and bridges, locals such as Mr Rawat have time on their hands and little source of income. “We live from day to day,” he says. Every year, tens......

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