Latest report from the UN’s Climate Change panel is dire

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Here’s the intro from this blurb from Bloomberg (also see this article from “The Guardian”:

The world’s leading climate science body, the UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, on Monday summarized five years of its own research with a stark warning: By the middle of the next decade, it may be too late to avoid a cycle of climate-induced disasters that dwarf what’s already happening across the globe. “Evidence of observed changes in extremes such as heatwaves, heavy precipitation, droughts and tropical cyclones, and, in particular, their attribution to human influence, has further strengthened,” the report states. It’s the final statement in the IPCC’s current series of global warming studies, and by far its most direct. The chance of evading the most severe impacts of burning fossil fuels is almost out of reach, scientists warn, unless radical changes are made—and immediately. “This report is a clarion call to massively fast-track climate efforts by every country and every sector and on every timeframe,” said UN Secretary General António Guterres. “In short, our world needs climate action on all fronts.”