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The warming gases reached record numbers as of last year, painting a grim picture for the road ahead. But was a two degree maximum made by the UN a feasible target if we are coming this close, or should it have been even lower?Image by Flickr - mariopiperni

The UN’s World Meteorological Organisation says their aim of keep global temperatures below a two degree rise is becoming increasingly difficult to maintain. Levels of carbon dioxide (CO2), methane and nitros oxide are contaminating the atmosphere at alarming rates, with experts ensuring its already too late to change the fate of the earth’s climate over the next twenty year period.

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