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What You Need To Know About Climate Change Ahead Of Next Week’s UN Summit

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Mon, 12/03/2018 - 6:14pm

A fresh round of international climate negotiations, called COP24, kicks off in Poland next week. This annual event brings together world leaders, scientists, campaigners, the private sector and local community representatives to debate how to address climate change and put in place policies to tackle it. Here are some of the key things you need to know.   

1. Climate Change Is Already Happening
Climate change is not just a future concern; it’s happening now. The 20 warmest years on record have been in the past 22 years, with the top four being the last four years, according to the World Meteorological Organization.