2014-01-16. U.N. Says Lag in Confronting Climate Woes Will Be Costly.

posted Jan 21, 2014, 4:42 PM by Angela Miller   [ updated Jan 24, 2014, 1:18 PM ]
For GSS Climate Change chapter 9. Excerpt: Nations have so dragged their feet in battling climate change that the situation has grown critical and the risk of severe economic disruption is rising, according to a draft United Nations report. Another 15 years of failure to limit carbon emissions could make the problem virtually impossible to solve with current technologies, experts found... http://www.nytimes.com/2014/01/17/science/earth/un-says-lag-in-confronting-climate-woes-will-be-costly.html?ref=science&_r=0 Coral Davenport, The New York Times