Controversy over grim new UN-IPCC report

..All regions of the world will change, with the risk that nearly a third of the Earth’s species will vanish if global temperatures rise just 3.6 degrees above the average temperature in the 1980s-90s, the report says. Areas that now have too little rain will become drier….(NYT_Analysis.pdf). Officials from some governments, including China and Saudi Arabia, managed to win some weakened wording….Even so, the final report ”will send a very, very clear signal” to governments, said Yvo de Boer, the top climate official for the United Nations….


2 Responses to “Controversy over grim new UN-IPCC report”

  1. 1 Dereje Tewabe July 3, 2007 at 6:45 am

    I am postgraguate student at Addis Ababa University, I am now writing review paper on Climate change and its impacts on wetlands, I am relly satisfied with latest information available in this website.

    Thank You.

  2. 2 Notverymany December 5, 2007 at 6:55 am

    What is the world’s optimum temperature?

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