UN: Global warming report carries life-or-death warning

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October 9, 2018 - 10:55 AM

An extra single degree of heat could make a life-or-death difference in the next few decades, according to a UN report. PIXABAY

WASHINGTON (AP) — Preventing an extra single degree of heat could make a life-or-death difference in the next few decades for multitudes of people and ecosystems on this fast-warming planet, an international panel of scientists reported Sunday.

But they provide little hope the world will rise to the challenge.

The Nobel Prize-winning Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change issued its gloomy report at a meeting in Incheon, South Korea.

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