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The 2023 state of the climate report: Entering uncharted territory

In 2023, climate change likely contributed to a number of major extreme weather events and disasters. Several of these events demonstrate how climate extremes are threatening wider areas that have not typically been prone to such extremes; for example, severe flooding in northern China, around Beijing, killed at least 33 people. Other recent disasters include deadly flash floods and landslides in northern India, record-breaking heat waves in the United States, and an exceptionally intense Mediterranean storm that killed thousands of people, primarily in Libya (see table 1 for details and attribution). As these impacts continue to accelerate, more funding to compensate for climate-related loss and damage in developing countries is urgently needed. The United Nations’ new loss and damage global fund established at COP27 is a promising development, but its success will require robust support by wealthy countries.

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  • Rashid Kamau

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    To our able team,Kindly assist our member to clearly understand how to effectively post reviews.

    • rosebellendiritu

      31 w

      @rashid_kamau thought so too

    • Sarah Chabane

      31 w

      Hi Dancun, this is for sure very worrying, but you shouldn't be sending a climate warning to Oxford Academic it's just a university press company, it has nothing to do with this crisis. Please read how our review system works:


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        @sarah_chabane thanks for such correction

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