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Weather Report: Hot and Hotter


Though environmentalist infighting may have damaged the fight against global warming, it is hard to argue with concrete evidence that world temperatures will rise two degrees Celsius, if not four. With legislation lagging, the only way to counter the menace may be to adopt a policy of ‘adaptation,’ which in essence means accepting the inevitable but working on proposals to limit both the damage done and rein in the peril that lies ahead. National will, additional research and cash are fundamental to the cause.