Global warming is now inevitable – how will Malaysia be affected?


Awatif Spardi, five, in front of her home which was damaged by floods at Kampung Sat in Tanah Merah, Kelantan. She will grow up in a warming world where heavier rainfall and floods will be more common thanks to runaway global warming. — IZZRAFIQ ALIAS/The Star

Climate anxiety is real – and it’s going to get far worse according to the latest report published by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), a body of scientists backed by the United Nations.

The report, approved by 195 governments in a virtual meeting early in August 2021 and based on more than 14,000 studies, confirms that the world is surely and irrevocably warming – even though some politicians and industrialists may still deny it.

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