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FEELING THE HEAT: - The fate of nature beyond 1.5°C of global warming

1 June 2021

Summary

FEELING THE HEAT: The fate of nature beyond 1.5°C of global warming 2 FEELING THE HEAT: THE FATE OF NATURE BEYOND 1.5°C OF GLOBAL WARMING FEELING THE HEAT: THE FATE OF NATURE BEYOND 1.5°C OF GLOBAL WARMING 3 FOREWORD Climate change is already having an impact on people, nature and the one shared home we all rely on. [...] © naturepl.com / Tim Laman / WWF 4 FEELING THE HEAT: THE FATE OF NATURE BEYOND 1.5°C OF GLOBAL WARMING FEELING THE HEAT: THE FATE OF NATURE BEYOND 1.5°C OF GLOBAL WARMING 5 CLIMATE CHANGE: A GLOBAL EMERGENCY Climate change and the The world’s average surface temperature has risen by around 1°C since the loss of nature are the Industrial Revolution. [...] © Ola Jennersten / WWF-Sweden 22 FEELING THE HEAT: THE FATE OF NATURE BEYOND 1.5°C OF GLOBAL WARMING FEELING THE HEAT: THE FATE OF NATURE BEYOND 1.5°C OF GLOBAL WARMING 23 EMPEROR PENGUIN THE SLIPPERY SLOPE TO EXTINCTION Emperor penguins, the largest of all living penguin species, are uniquely adapted to living in the extreme conditions of Antarctica. [...] Vulnerable The sex of a marine turtle is determined during the incubation of the egg on the nesting beach where it was laid, and the mix of males and females depends on the temperature of the sand. [...] but now it’s gone due to sea-level rise.” © Jashim Salam / WWF-UK 40 FEELING THE HEAT: THE FATE OF NATURE BEYOND 1.5°C OF GLOBAL WARMING FEELING THE HEAT: THE FATE OF NATURE BEYOND 1.5°C OF GLOBAL WARMING 41 HELPING NATURE’S CLIMATE HEROES PROTECTING THE KEY TO A HEALTHY SOUTHERN OCEAN Krill are the centre of the food web in the Southern In the UK and around the world, nature can be our greatest a.

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