The News for Sunday 15th of July 2018
"Record high temperatures have been set across much of the world this week... [yet] the World Meteorological Organization said [these] temperatures were at odds with a global cyclical climate phenomena known as La Niña, which is usually associated with cooling."
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"More than a billion people are at risk from a lack of air conditioning and refrigeration to keep them cool and to preserve food and medicines as global warming brings more high temperatures, a study showed on Monday."
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"North American forests have reached 78 percent of their capacity to sequester carbon and will gain only 22 percent capacity in a best-scenario in the next six decades, according to a study revealed over the weekend."
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6th Picture: By Mk2010 [CC BY-SA 3.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0)], from Wikimedia Commons