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BERNAMA: Most Malaysians Not Sure What They Can Do Tackle Climate Change – Expert

Published in : BERNAMA.com

KUALA LUMPUR, (Bernama) – The effects of climate change are becoming increasingly noticeable in Malaysia which has been experiencing extreme weather events in recent times, the latest being the floods in Johor caused by continuous heavy rain and affecting over 50,000 people.


According to the World Bank Group and Asian Development Bank’s Climate Risk Country Profile: Malaysia (2021), under the worst-case scenario of climate change, average temperatures in this country are expected to be rise by 3.11 degrees Celsius by the 2090’s.


For years, environmentalists and climate change activists globally have warned of how serious things can get if the planet’s average temperature reaches 1.5 degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels.

 

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