TITLE

IPCC report: Climate change threatens irreversible and dangerous impacts, but options exist to limit its effect

PUB. DATE
November 2014
SOURCE
High Plains Journal;11/10/2014, Vol. 132 Issue 46, p9B
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the findings of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change's (IPCC) Synthesis Report on November 2, 2014. Some of the findings include changes in atmospheric and ocean temperature, the decline of snow and ice, and the rise of sea level. The contribution of greenhouse gas emissions to the global warming is also noted.
ACCESSION #
99538986

 

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