'We are edging ever closer': World could temporarily hit 1.5C warming within five years, WMO warns

Michael Holder
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The world could reach 1.5C of global warming within next five years, at least temporarily
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The world could reach 1.5C of global warming within next five years, at least temporarily

Risk of reaching totemic climate threshold set out in the Paris Agreement on at least one of next five years now at 50 per cent, research shows

There is now a 50 per cent chance of average global warming temporarily reaching the critical 1.5C mark within the next five years, underscoring the scale of the climate crisis facing the planet and the...

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