Extreme weather to become the "new normal", World Bank says
Declines in agricultural production caused by climate change will have severe repercussions for food security and may damage economic growth and social stability, according to the World Bank.Heatwaves and other extreme weather that previously occurred only once in hundreds of years may now be far more frequent because the earth’s atmospheric system is locked into warming close to 1.5°C ab
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