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Zero hour: how engineers hold the key to averting a climate catastrophe

On July 19th 2022, temperatures in the UK exceeded 40°C for the first time. Following decades of warnings from the science community, the extreme weather associated with climate change and global heating is now here for all to see. From hellish wildfires in Australia and North America, to devastating floods in Pakistan and a drought-driven famine in Somalia that threatens up to 22 million in the region with starvation - the effects of the unfolding catastrophe are stark and terrifying.

November 8, 2022

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