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Spike in global temperature fuels climate change fears

The recent spike in global temperatures have brought a two-degree warming world a bit closer, placing in sharper focus what needs to be done to avoid dangerous climate change.

The world has lurched closer to the 2-degree global warming limit in recent months, prompting calls by scientists for clearer policies aimed at making Australia and other rich nations carbon-emissions neutral before 2050.

February’s spike in global temperatures lifted temperatures to 1.21 degrees above the 20th century average, and were the biggest departure from the norm in 137 years of…

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