Climate change even worse than predicted

November 10, 2009 • Daily Email Recap

Thanks to Edmund Levering for this article.
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It seems the dire warnings about the oncoming devastation wrought by global warming were not dire enough, a top climate scientist warned Saturday.

It has been just over a year since the Nobel-winning Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) published a landmark report warning of rising sea levels, expanding deserts, more intense storms and the extinction of up to 30 percent of plant and animal species.

But recent climate studies suggest that report significantly underestimates the potential severity of global warming over the next 100 years, a senior member of the panel warned.

For full article, visit:
http://news.yahoo.com/s/afp/20090214/sc_afp/usclimatewarming_20090214150716


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