Scientists call on leaders to "act now" to avert climate catastrophe

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Climate experts warn world is now at significant risk of "abrupt or irreversible climatic shifts" that could make half the globe uninhabitable

Climate scientists yesterday issued an unequivocal warning to political and business leaders that they must act now to cut carbon emissions or risk "abrupt or irreversible climatic shifts" that would have...

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