Scientists Meet In Japan After Grim Climate Forecast

Scientists Meet In Japan After Grim Climate Forecast

Via AFP:

International scientists gathered near Tokyo on Tuesday for a week-long meeting centred on a grim climate change report that warned of floods and drought that could stoke conflicts and wreak havoc on the global economy.

A draft of their document, seen by AFP, is part of a massive overview by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), likely to shape policies and climate talks for years to come.

Scientists and government representatives are meeting in Yokohama, south of Tokyo, to exchange ideas and release a full report at the end of the conference on March 31.

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