Date: Tuesday, 09-October-2018, 2:28 AM | Message # 1
Time Running Out, Warns UN, Predicts 1.5C Global Warming As Early As 2030
NDTV Published on Oct 8, 2018
Avoiding global climate chaos will require a major transformation of society and the world economy that is "unprecedented in scale," the UN said Monday in a landmark report that warns time is running out to avert disaster. Earth's surface has warmed one degree Celsius (1.8 degrees Fahrenheit) -- enough to lift oceans and unleash a crescendo of deadly storms, floods and droughts -- and is on track toward an unliveable 3C or 4C rise.