The United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change
report of Monday 8 October 2018 titled “Global Warming of 1.5 °C”
warns of dire consequences
if world governments do not begin immediately to cut CO2 emissions.
“Human activities are estimated to have caused approximately 1.0°C of global warming
above pre-industrial levels, with a likely range of 0.8°C to 1.2°C.
Global warming is likely to reach 1.5°C between 2030 and 2052 if it continues
to increase at the current rate. (high confidence).”
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