March 31, 2014

What if We Took Global Warming Seriously?

Phil England, The Independent

The Associated Press

The publication today of the latest IPCC report on the projected impacts of a warming world is the latest in a long line of wake-up calls. Last November's report on the physical science of climate change made clear that we are currently following the scenario with the highest risk - and we need to make a break with business as usual if we are to avoid the worst impacts. So what would it look like if we took climate change seriously and acted to keep global warming below 2C?

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TAGGED: Global Warming, Climate Change


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