SDG 13: Climate Action

Glasgow Climate Pact: Where do all the words and numbers we heard at COP26 leave us?

'In a world warmed by 1.5°C, around 14% of the world’s 7.9 billion people would experience severe heatwaves at least once every five years.' Image: UNSPLASH/Elena Mozhvilo

Mary Gagen

Professor of Physical Geography, Swansea University

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