Climate Change:Why We Need to Take Action Now

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Numerous independent analyses indicate that we must limit climate change to less than 2ºC above preindustrial temperatures to avoid dangerous impacts to nature, humans, and the global economy.Average global warming of 2°C will result in dangerous and irreversible effects, which rapidly worsen above 2°C warming.This paper seeks to identify the massive difference between the impacts that will happen at 2 and 3°C.

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World Wild Fund Climate Change September 2006.

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Numerous independent analyses indicate that we must limit climate change to less than 2ºC above preindustrial temperatures to avoid dangerous impacts to nature, humans, and the global economy.Average global warming of 2°C will result in dangerous and irreversible effects, which rapidly worsen above 2°C warming.This paper seeks to identify the massive difference between the impacts that will happen at 2 and 3°C.

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The Environmental Policy Collection contains reports, policy documents, and media selected from local, statewide, national, and international organizations; government and private agencies; and scientific and research institutions. The collection also contains theses and dissertations relevant to environmental policy.

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World Wild Fund Climate Change. Climate Change:Why We Need to Take Action Now, text, September 2006; 1250 24th Street, N.W. 20037. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc226583/: accessed September 26, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; .