November 2, 2014 admin

UN climate change panel issues stark warning on fossil fuels

After spending the past seven years assessing what scientists know about climate change, its effects and how to reduce their impacts on the planet, the United Nations panel charged with the task has placed a huge, data-laden ball in the collective court of world leaders.

In a synthesis of three larger, more detailed reports previously released over the past year, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has presented its findings with a clear bottom line: The world must wean itself off of fossil fuels, and soon, to avoid the most severe long-term consequences. Read more at The Globe and Mail

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