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UK’s Health Protection Agency reports on risks to public health from climate change

September 11th, 2012 by Health Protection Agency

The UK’s Health Protection Agency has published a report about the risks to public health in the UK from climate change. The study, Health Effects of Climate Change in the UK 2012, is an extensive update of the earlier report, Health effects of climate change in the UK published in 2001, and “Health effects of climate […]

WMO reports that last decade saw climate changing more rapidly

March 24th, 2012 by World Meteorological Organization

The World Meteorological Organization’s Annual Statement on the Status of the Global Climate said that 2011 was the 11th warmest since records began in 1850. It confirmed preliminary findings that 2011 was the warmest year on record with a La Niña, which has a cooling influence. Globally-averaged temperatures in 2011 were estimated to be 0.40° […]