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Global linkages: a graphic look at the changing Arctic

rban India is now the world's third largest garbage generator. But the amount of waste generated is not as much of an issue as the fact that over 45 million tonnes (or 3 million trucks worth) of garbage is untreated and disposed of by municipal authorities each year in an unhygienic manner. - See more at: http://www.downtoearth.org.in/dte-infographics/clean_your_backyard-57790.html#sthash.0ZdUrs08.dpuf
rban India is now the world's third largest garbage generator. But the amount of waste generated is not as much of an issue as the fact that over 45 million tonnes (or 3 million trucks worth) of garbage is untreated and disposed of by municipal authorities each year in an unhygienic manner. - See more at: http://www.downtoearth.org.in/dte-infographics/clean_your_backyard-57790.html#sthash.0ZdUrs08.dpuf

Sharp and potentially devastating temperature rises of 3C to 5C in the Arctic are now inevitable even if the world succeeds in cutting greenhouse gas emissions in line with the Paris agreement, research has found. Winter temperatures at the north pole are likely to rise by at least 3C above pre-industrial levels by mid-century, and there could be further rises to between 5C and 9C above the recent average for the region, according to the UN.

 

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