Global Warming Article Synopsis

Why we need to worry about global warming

by Ros Gelbspan
The Mercury News

With climate-related changes occuring faster than expected scientists say we have 10 years to slash carbon fuel use - or else.

In 1995, a panel of the world’s leading climate scientists declared that unless humanity cuts its use of coal and oil by 70 percent over the next hundred years, the world will suffer significant disruptions from global warming toward the end of this century.

Just six years later… news that at least some damage was happening faster than predicted…

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