‘No one will be untouched’: Climate change will lead to war, famine and extreme weather, claims IPCC report

This graphic shows observed examples of climate change worldwide.  Scientists expect Northern Brazil may lose 22 per cent of its annual rainfall by 2100, while the area around Chile could get a 25 per cent increase

This graphic shows observed examples of climate change worldwide. Scientists expect Northern Brazil may lose 22 per cent of its annual rainfall by 2100, while the area around Chile could get a 25 per cent increase

.Report said we have seen impacts of global warming on every continent
.Experts warned people are ill prepared to cope with the dramatic change
.It predicted violent conflicts, food shortages and infrastructure damage
.Extreme weather will increase poverty and damage animal and sea life
.One of the report’s contributors has accused the IPCC of being too ‘alarmist’ – and demanded his name be withdrawn

By Ellie Zolfagharifard

No one will be untouched by climate change with storm surges, flooding and heatwaves among the key risks of global warming in the coming decades, claim scientists.

This was the warning made in the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Working Group II report.

The report said that violent conflicts, food shortages and serious infrastructure damage were also predicted to become more widespread over the coming decades.

It argued that rising temperatures will exacerbate poverty and damage land and marine species.

It also claimed that the world is in ‘an era of man-made climate change’ and has already seen impacts of global warming on every continent and across the oceans.

 And experts warned that in many cases, people are ill-prepared to cope with the risks of a changing climate.

The IPCC report is the first comprehensive analysis in seven years of the global consequences of climate change…
Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-2593198/Climate-change-lead-war-famine-extreme-weather-claims-IPCC-report.html#ixzz2xYQEINka

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