'Every fraction of warming matters': World careering towards irreversible climate impacts, top scientists warn

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The 2018 Woolsey Fire in California destroyed 1,643 structures, killed three people, and prompted the evacuation of more than 295,000 people | Credit: iStock
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The 2018 Woolsey Fire in California destroyed 1,643 structures, killed three people, and prompted the evacuation of more than 295,000 people | Credit: iStock

Landmark IPCC report provides wave of stark warnings, but stresses that rapidly putting the global economy on course to net zero emissions by 2050 could hugely reduce the escalating impacts that will result from a warmer world

Climate change is accelerating and intensifying across every region of the planet, bringing with it increases in rainfall, flooding, drought, heatwaves, and sea levels that are already having significant...

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