December 3, 2012

We Can Still Avert The Worst on Climate Change

Ed Davey, Guardian


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As things stand, the world is plainly not on track to keep the global temperature increase from climate change below 2C, which is generally regarded as global warming's danger threshold. The UN Environment Programme (Unep) said last month that at best, current commitments would take us somewhat short of half way towards a climate safe trajectory; and a World Bank report published the same week showed some of the dangers of a world warmed by 4C. Anyone who engages seriously with the science is right to be concerned.

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