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Climate change ‘may put world at war’

July 15, 2008 • Climate Change & Mitigation, News

Thanks to Kent Welton for this article.
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Climate change could cause global conflicts as large as the two world wars but lasting for centuries unless the problem is controlled, a leading defence think tank has warned.

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The Royal United Services Institute said a tenfold increase in research spending, comparable to the amount spent on the Apollo space programme, will be needed if the world is to avoid the worst effects of changing temperatures.

Governments should be preparing for the worst

For full article, visit:
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/earth/main



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