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Global temperature rise will reach 1.5°C in next 20 years – IPCC

Report calls for quick action by policymakers to stabilise temperature rises later in the century

Average global temperature increases are expected to reach or exceed 1.5°C over the next 20 years, potentially putting one of the goals of Paris Agreement out of reach, according to the latest report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC). The IPCC was created to provide global policymakers with regular scientific assessments on climate change. Its reports synthesise information that is contributed and peer-reviewed by scientists from over 120 different countries. “This report is a reality check” Masson-Delmotte, IPCC The Paris Agreement stated a goal of holding the increase in the global average temperature to well below 2°C above pre-industrial levels and

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