Three new US reports strengthen case for climate action:

Washington – Three new US reports released Wednesday found that the threat from climate change was real, and urged policymakers to put a price on the carbon pollution that causes global warming.

The reports by the non-partisan National Academy of Scientists, requested by the US Congress, came as legislation that would curb US greenhouse-gas emissions faces an uphill battle in the Senate.

The findings also come as US-based sceptics of climate change have seized on errors in a much-cited United Nations climate report, as well as the “climategate” scandal at Britain’s University of East Anglia, as evidence that the threat from global warming has been over-hyped. Read More:


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