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Scientists warn world will miss key climate target

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A tropical coral reef off Fiji. Photograph: Alamy

Grim backdrop to vital global emissions talks as new analysis shows 1.5°C limit on warming is close to being broken

August 7, 2016 — Leading climate scientists have warned that the Earth is perilously close to breaking through a 1.5°C upper limit for global warming, only eight months after the target was set.  Continue reading Scientists warn world will miss key climate target