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Report says climate change will cause war, famine and extreme weather

Report says climate change will cause war, famine and extreme weather | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it
Launching the report in Yokohama, Japan, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change also predicted that rising temperatures will exacerbate poverty and damage land and marine species.
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Many British scientists have contributed to the report by the IPCC, including those funded by the ESRC.

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IPCC report paints bleak picture of war, famine and pestilence: ‘Climate change is happening and no one in the world is immune’

IPCC report paints bleak picture of war, famine and pestilence: ‘Climate change is happening and no one in the world is immune’ | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it
The negative effects of climate change are already beginning to be felt in every part of the world and yet countries are ill-prepared for the potentially immense impacts on food security, water supplies and human health, a major report has concluded.
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Professor Neil Adger from Exeter University, who is funded by ESRC, is one of the many lead authors of the latest report from the IPCC.

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Climate inaction to be 'catastrophe'

Climate inaction to be 'catastrophe' | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it
The costs of inaction on climate change will be "catastrophic", according to US Secretary of State John Kerry.
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Scientists from all around the world have contributed as authors to the latest IPCC report including Professor Neil Adger from the University of Exeter who receives funding from the ESRC.  


Professor Adger said, "Going into the future, the risks only increase, and these are about people, the impacts on crops, on the availability of water and particularly, the extreme events on people's lives and livelihoods."

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IPCC climate change report: Britain should 'get used' to more flooding and storms - Telegraph

IPCC climate change report: Britain should 'get used' to more flooding and storms  - Telegraph | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

British academic, Neil Adger, speaking at launch of IPCC climate change report, warns that UK should brace itself for an increase in 'climate change refugees'

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ESRC funded Geography Professor Neil Adger from Exeter University and one of the authors of the latest report from the UN's Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) says "The UK is likely to face a growing number of extreme weather scenarios as a result of global warming." 

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