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COP25: Marshall Islands in ‘fight to death’

Last week powerful swells averaging 5m (16ft) washed across the capital of the Marshall Islands, Majuro. The eighth President of the Republic of the Marshall Islands President Hilda Heine commented: “Water covers much of our land at one or other point of the year as we fight rising tides. As we speak hundreds of people […]

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Greenhouse gases concentrations again break records

The World Meteorological Organization (WMO) says the increase in CO2 in 2018 was just above the average rise recorded over the last decade. Levels of other greenhouse gases, such as methane and nitrous oxide, have also surged by above average amounts. What does the report say? The WMO report looks at concentrations of warming gases in […]