An aerial view shows a flooded road following heavy rainfall in Zhengzhou, Henan province, last month. A UN report warned that climate change will lead to more intense rainfall and flooding in many parts of the world. Photo: Reuters An aerial view shows a flooded road following heavy rainfall in Zhengzhou, Henan province, last month. A UN report warned that climate change will lead to more intense rainfall and flooding in many parts of the world. Photo: Reuters
An aerial view shows a flooded road following heavy rainfall in Zhengzhou, Henan province, last month. A UN report warned that climate change will lead to more intense rainfall and flooding in many parts of the world. Photo: Reuters

Climate change: unchecked gas emissions will make Earth 1.5 degrees Celsius hotter by 2040, experts at United Nation’s IPCC warn

  • Human activities have already caused global temperatures to increase by 1.1 degrees Celsius since 1850
  • Even if emissions are reduced, some of the changes cannot be reversed for hundreds or maybe thousands of years, IPCC report warns

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An aerial view shows a flooded road following heavy rainfall in Zhengzhou, Henan province, last month. A UN report warned that climate change will lead to more intense rainfall and flooding in many parts of the world. Photo: Reuters An aerial view shows a flooded road following heavy rainfall in Zhengzhou, Henan province, last month. A UN report warned that climate change will lead to more intense rainfall and flooding in many parts of the world. Photo: Reuters
An aerial view shows a flooded road following heavy rainfall in Zhengzhou, Henan province, last month. A UN report warned that climate change will lead to more intense rainfall and flooding in many parts of the world. Photo: Reuters
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