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World set for 3.4˚C by 2100

15 November, 2017 – By the end of the century we should expect a world set for 3.4˚C more warmth than pre-industrial levels, analysts find.

Humans cause growing heat wave danger

12 November, 2017 – Heat waves can be lethal – and researchers have now counted the ways they can kill. Humans may have only themselves to blame.

Warming helps toxins to thrive

11 November, 2017 – Many of the world’s poorest people are being poisoned by their basic foods – and global warming helps toxins to multiply.

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Shock decline in flying insects

October 20, 2017 – Since 1989, numbers of flying insects have dropped by more than 75% in parts of Germany, with serious implications for the rest of Europe.

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Warming soils bad for atmosphere

18 October, 2017 – Rising temperatures could cause soils to release carbon on a scale that has the potential to accelerate climate change, reports 26-year study.

Trump digs coal poster rally

UN: ignore Trump on climate

16 October, 2017 – Three senior UN officials urge the world to redouble efforts to tackle climate change in a powerful rebuff of the scientific illiteracy of President Trump.

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Less rain, more floods in Ireland

13 October, 2017 – Government’s lack of response to climate change is criticised as forecasters in Ireland predict a decline in overall rainfall and an increase in torrential downpours.

High marine extinction risk by 2100

7 October, 2017 – If marine extinction is not a reality for many species by the end of this century, scientists say, it will certainly be a strong probability.

Evaporation could offer renewable energy

6 October, 2017 – Natural evaporation could provide most of the electricity used by the US and also save about one fifth of the water it uses, scientists believe.

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