Washington/Nairobi, 24 September 2009
-The pace and scale of climate change may now be outstripping even the
most sobering predictions of the last report of the Intergovernmental Panel
of Climate Change (IPCC).
An analysis of the very latest, peer-reviewed
science indicates that many predictions at the upper end of the IPCC's
forecasts are becoming ever more likely.
Meanwhile, the newly emerging science
points to some events thought likely to occur in longer-term time horizons,
as already happening or set to happen far sooner than had previously been