Heat extremes increase despite global warming hiatus - scientists

By Reuters | Wed, 26 Feb 2014 16:29 PM
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By Alister Doyle, Environment Correspondent

OSLO, Feb 26 (Reuters) - Hot weather extremes have increased around the world in the past 15 years despite a slowdown in the overall pace of global warming, a study showed on Wednesday.

Heat extremes are among the damaging impacts of climate change as they can raise death rates, especially among the elderly, damage food crops and strain everything from ...

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