Global Warming Has Hit the Danger Point

Climate change is real and mankind has only a small window of opportunity to halt it, warmings R. Pachauri, the Indian origin chairman of the Intergovernmental panel on climate change.

Published: 26-Jan-2005


London, Jan 23 : Global warming has hit the danger point and immediate steps are needed to reduce pollution to prevent extinction of human race, R Pachauri, the Indian origin chairman of the Intergovernmental panel on climate change has said.

"The world has already reached the level of dangerous concentrations of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere and immediate and very deep cuts in the pollution are needed if humanity is to survive," Pachauri said at a recent conference of Small Island Developing States in Mauritius.

"Climate change is for real. We have just a small window of opportunity and it is closing rather rapidly. There is not a moment to lose," he told the conference attended by representatives from 114 countries.

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