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U.N. Climate Change Panel Warns Global Warming Could Reverse Poverty, Hunger Reduction Gains

New York Times: U.N. Panel Issues Its Starkest Warning Yet on Global Warming
“The gathering risks of climate change are so profound that they could stall or even reverse generations of progress against poverty and hunger if greenhouse emissions continue at a runaway pace, according to a major new United Nations report. Despite growing efforts in many countries to tackle the problem, the global situation is becoming more acute as developing countries join the West in burning huge amounts of fossil fuels, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change said here on Sunday…” (Gillis, 11/2).

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