Climate change: Extreme weather events are ‘the new norm’on October 31, 2021 at 3:12 pm

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Scientists from the WMO say global warming is leading the world into “uncharted territory”.

“The fact that the 20-year average has reached more than 1.0C above pre-industrial levels will focus the minds of delegates at COP26 aspiring to keep global temperature rise to within the limits agreed in Paris six years ago,” said Prof Stephen Belcher, chief scientist at the UK Met Office, which contributed to the report.

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