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Climate Change Outpacing Recent Projections: UN Report Sees 7 Degree Warming This Century

The United National Environment Programme has released a compendium of 400 peer-reviewed scientific studies from the last three years that show climate change is quickly outpacing even the projections of the IPCC 2007 assessment reports. The new research indicates a seven degree rise in global temperature may be likely by the end of the 21st century.

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United Nations Climate Talks Underway in Bonn: Delegates Begin Debate of “Negotiating Text” for Upcoming Climate Summit in Copenhagen

Day one of the June 1-12 UNFCC sixth session of the Ad Hoc Working Group got under way. The meeting will focus on the Negotiating Text recently published for consideration of a final international agreement this December at COP15 in Copenhagen. The agreement reached in December will replace the Kyoto Protocol that expires in 2012.

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