Kyoto Veterans See Warming Goals Slipping Away: Carbon & Climate

Kyoto Veterans See Warming Goals Slipping Away: Carbon & Climate

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The village of Doun Baba Dièye, near Saint-Louis, northern Senegal, shows the ruins of houses destroyed by the rise of the sea level on May 7, 2013. The rise of the sea level is due to global warming and the opening of an artificial canal, according to a report published in 2008 by the United Nations Agency for Human Settlement in Africa's director Alioune Badiane.