UN sounds clarion call over humans ‘irreversible’ impact on climate

  By Reuters Staff, published by Channel NewsAsia THE UN panel on climate change sounded a dire warning today (August 9), saying the world is dangerously close to runaway warming – and that humans are “unequivocally” to blame. Already, greenhouse gas levels in the atmosphere are high enough to guarantee climate disruption for decades if

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Climate change linked to 5 million deaths a year, new study shows

By Bloomberg, published by The Straits Times Sydney – The extraordinarily hot and cold temperatures that are becoming more common as climate change accelerates are responsible for five million deaths globally every year. Extreme weather accounted for 9.4 per cent of all deaths globally between 2000 and 2019, according to researchers who on Wednesday (July

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