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Climate summit opens with dire warnings about planet’s future – BBC News

Climate summit opens with dire warnings about planet’s future - BBC News

The United Nations climate change summit has opened in Egypt with dire warnings about the future of the planet. A new UN report has revealed that the last 8 years were the hottest on record. It warns that recent extreme temperatures, wildfires and flooding are signals that climate change is …

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Deadly heatwaves '100 times more likely' due to climate change – BBC News

Deadly heatwaves '100 times more likely' due to climate change - BBC News

Record-breaking heatwaves in north-west India and Pakistan are 100 times more likely to occur because of climate change, according to a new study by the UK’s Met Office. Temperatures once predicted to happen every 300 years could now occur on average three times every decade. Pakistan and India have suffered …

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Record UK temperatures fuel climate change fears – BBC News

Record UK temperatures fuel climate change fears - BBC News

The UK has recorded record temperatures above 40C for the first time, heightening concern over the impact of global climate change. Thermometers hit 40.3C at Coningsby in Lincolnshire while dozens of other locations exceeded the UK’s previous highest recorded temperature of 38.7C. Fire services declared major incidents after a spate …

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