Dangerous 3-6°C temperature rise likely by 2100
With greenhouse-gas (GHG) emissions reaching record levels, global temperatures will rise at least 3°C by the end of the century unless dramatic changes are made to policy and behavior, warn researchersA series of independent research reports concluded that if global GHG emissions continue to follow current trends the world will be 3-6°C warmer by 2100. A study carried out for the World Bank, conclu
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