UN Report Confirms Climate Change

Backed by international scientific consensus, the extensive study of global warming establishes that the burning of fossil fuels is a main culprit

Climate change in the coming century may lead to disasters ranging from famine in Africa to the thinning of Himalayan glaciers, according to the long-awaited second part of an extensive United Nations report on global warming. More than 100 countries represented in the UN's panel on climate change spent a tense Thursday night in Brussels trying to agree unanimously on the language of a final draft.

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