Without Urgent Action, Climate Change Will Have Irreversible Impacts on People, Ecosystems: IPCC

4 Nov 2014 by OOSKAnews Correspondent

If immediate action is not taken to reduce carbon emissions and arrest climate change, there will be “severe, pervasive and irreversible impacts for people and ecosystems,” according to the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC).In the latest Synthesis Report, published in Copenhagen on November 2nd, the IPCC warned that climate change’s effects are already being observed on all continents and oceans. However, there are still options available to turn the tide and mitigate and adapt to a human induced changing climate, according to the report.“We have the means to limit climate change,” said IPCC Chair R...

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