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Extreme Weather Continues in 2018 – a Continuing Call to Climate Action

Global temperatures for the first five months of the year have been the highest on record for a La Niña year, according to the US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Higher temperatures lead to more frequent and long-lasting heat waves causing adverse environmental impacts. Extreme temperatures, for instance, affect human health in

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High-impact weather continues in April

April 2018 was the third warmest on record, continuing the trend of above-average temperatures that has persisted for most of this century, according to data from the European Centre for Medium Range Weather Forecasts’ Copernicus Climate Change Service. There were also notable developments in long-term climate change indicators, including carbon dioxide levels

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World Needs to Prepare for Extreme Weather Even if Paris Goals Are Met

UN Climate Change News 15 February, 2018 - Extreme weather events are set to occur more frequently, even if the central goals of the Paris Climate Change Agreement to limit the global temperatures rise to well under 2°C is met, according to new research by Stanford University scientists. The findings highlight the

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