IPCC: rapid carbon emission cuts vital to stop severe impact of climate change

November 5, 2014 at 11:08 am 2 comments

Climate change is set to inflict “severe, widespread, and irreversible impacts” on people and the natural world unless carbon emissions are cut sharply and rapidly, according to the most important assessment of global warming yet published.

The stark report states that climate change has already increased the risk of severe heatwaves and other extreme weather and warns of worse to come, including food shortages and violent conflicts. But it also found that ways to avoid dangerous global warming are both available and affordable.

Read the full article HERE on the Guardian.

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