A new UN report on climate science has found that scientists are 95% certain that humans are causing global warming.
The growing agreement around global warming comes as scientists gathered in Stockholm to finalise the first part of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change's (IPCC) fifth assessment report. The agreement marks an increase from the 90% certainty in the last IPPC study in 2007.
With environmental concerns mounting, how much will it cost world government's to combat climate change? Expert estimates are stark.
BIllions of pounds could be required, and that is if officials don't delay to act...
<a href="http://www.independent.co.uk/environment/climate-change/annual-cost-of-climate-change-will-be-163190bn-1778391.html" target="_blank">(source</a>)
(<a href="http://pubs.iied.org/pdfs/11501IIED.pdf" target="_blank">Source</a>)
(<a href="http://www.newscientist.com/article/dn10405-top-economist-counts-future-cost-of-climate-change.html#.UkVQECvXi84" target="_blank">source</a>) The global GDP is currently 71.67 trillion...
(<a href="http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/01/21/us-davos-climate-idUSBRE90K0QK20130121" target="_blank">source</a>)
(<a href="http://www.pik-potsdam.de/news/press-releases/delaying-climate-policy-would-triple-short-term-mitigation-costs" target="_blank">source</a>)
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