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Climate Extremes Matter Most for Biodiversity


How many species will succumb as temperature increases by more than 1°C, more than 2°C, and eventually to a predicted 4–6°C before the end of the century?

By Ary Hoffmann

The world is expected to warm by up to 4°C by 2070, but it is the extreme weather events associated with climate change that threaten biodiversity the most.

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