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Climate Change 'Very Evident,' So Let's Deal With It, World Panel Says

By Kate Sheppard

WASHINGTON -– The next report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, an international group of scientists and government policymakers, will focus on managing the risks of a warming planet, according to the report’s co-chair.

“The impacts of climate change that have already occurred are very evident, they’re widespread, they have consequences,” Chris Field, a professor in the Department of Global Ecology at Stanford University and the co-chair of the IPCC working group drafting the report, said in a meeting with reporters Monday.

The fifth assessment report from the IPCC’s Working Group II focuses on climate impacts, adaptation, and vulnerability. The …read more

Source: Huffington Post Green