Meteorologists have confirmed a new UK record was set for the sunniest April, with an average 224.5 hours of sunshine, beating the previous record of 211.9 hours in April 2015. Along with all the sunshine, April was unusually dry as gardeners discovered when their lawns grew increasingly parched.
Guardian 4th May 2020 read more »
One third of the world’s population will live in “barely survivable heat” by 2070 if action is not taken to stop climate change, research reveals. Across the world, average inland temperatures could climb by 7.5℃ within the next 50 years if greenhouse gas emissions are left to spiral out of control. That could mean 3.5 billion people – one third of the projected global population by 2070 – will live in regions with an average annual temperature of above 29℃, hotter than the Sahara desert and far beyond comfortable thresholds for human populations.
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