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Surging heat may limit aircraft takeoffs globally

Rising temperatures due to global warming will make it harder for many aircraft around the world to take off in coming decades, says a new study. During the hottest parts of the day, 10 to 30 percent of fully loaded planes ...

dateJul 13, 2017 in Environment
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Cities brace for climate challenges

Faced with exploding populations and steadily rising temperatures worldwide, cities must make haste in reinforcing defences against climate change-induced flooding and heat waves, experts warned this week.

dateApr 30, 2017 in Environment
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