Quantcast
telegraphindia.com 06 Sep, 2021 01:45 am

Hot death: Calcutta rise in warming

Hot death: Calcutta rise in warming
Calcutta has been identified by an Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change report as having recorded the maximum rise in warming over the past seven decades

/ / Editorial: Hot death Editorial: Hot death Calcutta has been identified by an Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change report as having recorded the maximum rise in warming over the past seven decades Representational image.21, 02:32 AM The urgency of the threat of climate change-induced disasters has been confirmed with the release of the latest report by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change which warned that warming of 1.Countering the problem is proving to be especially difficult because addressing climate change — astoundingly— is yet to acquire the requisite political urgency.Intergovernmental Panel On Climate Change (IPCC) Climate Change Temperature Rise Editorial Advertisement Advertisement Advertisement Copyright © 2020 The Telegraph.

Such a forecast does not bode well for several metropolitan centres; Calcutta, in fact, has been identified by the report as having recorded the maximum rise in warming over the past seven decades.Apart from temperature rise, the frequency of compound events — climate-related phenomena occurring in unison — will increase, with higher precipitation, a rise in sea level and high-intensity cyclones wreaking havoc together.

Read full story at telegraphindia.com