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Economic Collapse Will Limit Climate Change, Predicts Climate Scientist


A World Bank report, authored by climate scientists of the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research, and released in late 2014, drew on 1,300 publications and concluded: "There is a considerable likelihood of warming reaching 4C above pre-industrial levels within this century"

"Crop yields are expected to decline by 30 percent with 1.5-2C warming and up to 60 percent with 3-4C warming."

Marginal rain-fed cropland will be abandoned or transformed into grazing land. Current grazing land may become unsuitable for any agricultural activity.

With a 4C average world temperature, in parts of Algeria, Saudi Arabia and Iraq mean summer temperatures are expected to be up to 8C warmer, and in the 2071-2099 period, by 2100 65% of summer months will see unprecedented heat extremes, and by 2100, percentages rises to 80%.


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