PUTRAJAYA: Malaysia cannot escape being hit by extreme weather such as thunderstorms, hurricanes, cyclones and strong winds due to climate change and global warming, said Meteorological Department Director-General Datuk Che Gayah Ismail.
Read more: Climate Change Will Affect Malaysia - Meteorological Department Director-General
In the long term, climate change is inevitable in Malaysia because of the anthropogenic (caused by humans) increase in greenhouse gases.
Read more: Severe storms, floods show impact of climate change
The Living Planet Report2014 indicates that globally, populations of fish, birds, mammals, amphibians and reptiles have declined 52 percent in the 40-year period measured by the report.
Read more: M'sian biodiversity moves seem encouraging
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