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Volume 1, Pages 17-19
Publisher's Note

Water Water Everywhere

Copyright © 2000 Jean Levy.


During the last decade of the 20th century the world was exposed to increasing episodes of extreme weather. Figures reveal a 0.6°C rise in average temperatures since records began in 1860, with the 1990s being the warmest decade and 1998 the warmest year. Experts believe that these rising temperatures, or global warming, are in part due to human influences.