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U.N. Report Warns Climate Crisis Is Driving Hunger, Poverty, Disease and Species Loss

HeadlineFeb 28, 2022

A panel of U.N. scientists is warning humanity has a rapidly closing window of opportunity to adapt to a world with more frequent droughts, floods, wildfires and heat waves. In a highly anticipated new report, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change — or IPCC — finds the impacts of the climate crisis are already worse than predicted, driving poverty, hunger, disease and species extinction.

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