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Study reveals greater climate impacts of 2C temperature rise

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Local villagers on the dried river bed in Satkhira, Bangladesh, one of the most vulnerable continental countries to climate change. Photograph: Zakir Hossain Chowdhury / Barcro

Analysis of difference between 1.5°C and 2°C of warming finds extra 0.5°C would mean longer heatwaves, greater droughts and threats to crops and coral reefs

April 22, 2016 — A difference of half a degree centigrade may be barely noticeable day to day, but the difference between 1.5°C and 2°C of global warming is a shift into a new, more dangerous climate regime, according to the first comprehensive analysis of the issue.

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