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Climate Change Growing Increasingly Bad & Increasingly Unfair #Auspol

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Reports unveiled at COP22 underscore the urgency of negotiations, particularly in regards to financing climate adaption and mitigation in poor countries.

Inspecting failed corn crops in Mauritania. In 2015, Africa was the continent hardest hit by extreme weather events, such as drought and heat waves. (Photo: Oxfam International/cc/flickr)
There is no equity when it comes to who is most affected most by climate change, researchers said Tuesday, as a pair of new reports were unveiled, highlighting who will suffer the most as a result of the record “hot and wild” climate as well as the “increasingly visible human footprint on extreme weather.”
“We just had the hottest five-year period on record, with 2015 claiming the title of hottest individual year. Even that record is likely to be beaten in 2016,” declared Petteri Taalas, secretary-general of the World Meteorological Organization (WMO), which released its five-year study of the global climate to…

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December 6, 2016 - Posted by | Uncategorized

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