Experts issue global warning, world is ‘well on the way’ to rise of 1.5C

(AP)The world is “already well on the way” to global temperature rises of 1.5C, experts have warned as countries meet to finalise a major report on the issue. Representatives of 195 governments and scientists are meeting in South Korea this week to agree a report on the impacts of a rise of 1.5C above pre-industrial levels and the action needed to limit global warming to that level. The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) was asked to draw up the report after countries agreed to curb warming to “well below” 2C above pre-industrial levels and to pursue efforts to limit rises to 1.5C. Global warming could lead to rise in crop losses from insect damage The tighter target was included in the global Paris Agreement on climate change agreed in…

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