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Monday, 29 August 2022 14:42

When the Water Rises....A Malaysian Climate Change Story

 

This is a MUST READ ....

It affects all of us, now & in the future!

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For thousands of Malaysians, climate change has left a trail of destruction. This is their story.


Climate change is here.


From 1969 to 2009, the temperature in Peninsular Malaysia rose by 1.1 °C, Sabah 1.2 °C and Sarawak 0.6 °C. Simply put, we have been enduring hotter and hotter days.


In the Klang Valley, for example, the number of days when the temperature breaches 32°C is on the rise, according to weather station data maintained by the Meteorological Department.


In 1971, only 176 days - or about half the year - were hotter than 32°C. In 2020, 80 percent of the year surpassed that threshold.


By the end of the century, climate change could push the average temperature in Malaysia up 2°C, modelling by the National Water Research Institute of Malaysia (Nahrim) shows.


But what does that mean for you and me?

 

 

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Kudos to MalaysiaKini for highlighting an issue that has serious impact on the lives of  our People...full story at link below

 

https://newslab.malaysiakini.com/climate-change/en/

 

Source: MKini

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