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Why 2℃ of global warming is much worse for Australia than 1.5℃

15 May 2017, Conversation Media Group, the

From heatwaves, to droughts and flooding rains, Australia is a land of climate extremes. A new study explores how extreme weather events in Australia might change if we limit global warming to either 1.5℃ or 2℃, and what the implications might be of pursuing the more lenient target rather than the more ambitious one.





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