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8 Oct 2018

Scientists warn of imminent climate catastrophe without massive changes

Business Editor

It’s being described by the scientists who wrote it as a “clarion bell”, warning the world that unprecedented and immediate change is needed to prevent a climate catastrophe.

A report by the Inter-Governmental Panel on Climate Change for the United Nations says we need to act without delay to prevent the destruction of coral reefs and stop sea levels rising by as much as ten centimetres. If that happened large parts of the world could become uninhabitable.