Sunday, March 27, 2016

NIMET Advices Nigerians To Brace Up for More Hot Days And Heat Waves


The Nigeria Meteorological Agency (Nimet) has said that the global average air temperature of the earth is already 1°C hotter than it was at the start of the 20th century, and the continued emissions of greenhouse gases will cause further warming and changes in all components of the climate system.

In view of the long residence time of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere, the current warming will continue beyond 2100. Nigerians must therefore prepare for a future with more hot days, warm nights and heat waves because of past and present emissions

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