Monday, October 30, 2006

CLIMATE CHANGE FIGHT ‘CAN’T WAIT'

The world cannot afford to wait before tackling climate change, the UK prime minister has warned.



A report by economist Sir Nicholas Stern suggests that global warming could shrink the global economy by 20%.

But taking action now would cost just 1% of global gross domestic product, the 700-page study says.

Tony Blair said the Stern Review showed that scientific evidence of global warming was "overwhelming" and its consequences "disastrous".

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