August 15, 2006

Forecast puts Earth's future under a cloud

· 3C increase would bring fires, floods and famine
· Climate prediction most comprehensive so far
Tuesday August 15, 2006
The Guardian
More than half of the world's major forests will be lost if global temperatures rise by an average of 3C or more by the end of the century, it was claimed yesterday. The prediction comes from the most comprehensive analysis yet of the potential effects of human-made global warming.,,1844788,00.html