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Warming raises global economic threats

17 June, 2016 – Research shows that the effects of extreme heat and weather events on production of raw materials has far-reaching and costly financial implications.

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Global wealth faces higher climate risk

5 April, 2016 – Limiting emissions to ensure the internationally-agreed 2°C temperature rise is not exceeded could still leave trillions of dollars of global financial assets at risk.

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Climate helped to trigger Angkor’s fall

4 March, 2016 – Scientific evidence is growing that the decline of once-mighty Angkor, the famed temple site in modern Cambodia, was in large part due to abrupt climate change.

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Humans’ indelible mark on new era

12 January, 2016 – The post-industrial impacts that humans have had on the Earth and its atmosphere may pinpoint the mid-20th century as the start of a new geological epoch.

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Cli-fi is all the rage

26 December, 2015 – Need a last-minute present? Stuck for some new year reading material? Then how about a thriller on a world in climate-caused turmoil?

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Euphoria as Paris finally seals the deal

12 December, 2015 – COP21: “It is rare in any lifetime to have a chance to change the world”, declared France’s President François Hollande as the UN climate talks finally closed.

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Tibetan threat to vital water

12 December, 2015 – COP21: China’s leading scientists warn that large areas of the Tibetan plateau – the life-giving source of Asia’s major rivers – are suffering from desertification.

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‘Blind-eye’ leaders won’t halt warming

11 December, 2015 − The UN climate change talks are now in their final hours, but politicians are accused of ignoring scientific advice and still doing too little to avoid a dangerous future.

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Wise words rise from climate disasters

7 December, 2015 – COP21: Planning and preparation can lessen the heavy human toll of natural disasters linked to climate change, survivors tell UN summit delegates.

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