Landmark UN report to assess climate extremes, give clear projections

As extreme weather events such as floods and heatwaves make headlines, a major United Nations report - due to be released next Monday - will give the world the most up-to-date assessment of climate change.

It will also, for the first time, examine climate extremes in detail as the effects of global warming become more apparent by the week.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on August 02, 2021, with the headline 'Landmark UN report to assess climate extremes, give clear projections'. Subscribe