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UN Report Sees $1.45 Tn Global Warming Cost: Media

UN draft report says crop production will decline by up to two percent every decade as rainfall patterns shift and droughts batter farmland, even as demand for food rises a projected 14 percent.
UN Report Sees $1.45 Tn Global Warming Cost: Media

Via AFP:

Global warming will reduce the world's crop production by up to two percent every decade and wreak $1.45 trillion of economic damage by the end of this century, according to a draft UN report, Japanese media said Friday.

The document is the second volume in a long-awaited trilogy by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), a Nobel-winning group of scientists, which is set to be issued next month after a five-day meeting in Japan, the Yomiuri Shimbun reported.

The trilogy is the IPCC's first great overview of the causes and effects of global warming, and options for dealing...

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