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Climate crisis is here and nobody is ready


by Pat Kelly
11th Nov 2021

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Respiratory allergies, food shortages, displacement, more pandemics... Pat Kelly speaks to Irish doctors about the catastrophic effect our changing planet is already having on human health

The report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) brought into stark relief the realities of the climate change crisis and the potential effects for ourselves and for future generations. Among the headline IPCC findings was fact that within the next 20 years, temperatures are set to rise by more than 1.5 degrees above pre-industrial levels. Not only that, but the IPCC also pointed out that every fraction of a degree of temperature increase...

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