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FEATURE: Hotter future in store for Tanzania and Malawi

Two new briefs published by the Future Climate for Africa (FCFA) programme highlight future climate projections for Tanzania and Malawi, using the latest results from 34 of the world’s leading climate models. The briefs, written by an international team of climate scientists, aim to help the countries plan better for climate change. [more...]

Science summary: Heat wave in Phalodi, India, 19 May 2016

On Thursday 19 May 2016, India experienced an all-time record high temperature for any calendar day. The high temperature reached 51°C in the city of Phalodi in the Jodhpur district of the state of Rajasthan. The Raising Risk Awareness project studied whether human-induced climate change had any role to play in the extreme weather. [more...]

EVENT: Launch of UNEP Emissions Gap Report 2016

On 3 November 2016, one day before the Paris Agreement enters into force, the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and partners will launch new scientific assessments that reveal the gap between international commitments made by governments and the actual emissions reductions required to stay below global temperature rise. [more...]

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