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Researchers have warned that if greenhouse gas emissions continue to increase, global temperatures could exceed “safe” levels of two degrees Celsius in some regions of the world by 2060.
From the hurricane that smashed into New York in 1938 to the impact of the Krakatoa eruption of 1883, the late 19th and 20th centuries are rich with examples of extreme weather.
British climate scientists said on Tuesday that the coming year is likely to be one of the top-five warmest on record.
- A morbid dread of being buried alive. Also spelled 'taphiphobia'.