18 Nov '11, 2pm

IPCC Extreme Weather Report Shows We Must Curb Carbon Pollution

Press contact: Elizabeth Heyd, 202-289-2424 or [email protected]; Bob Keefe, 202-289-2373 or [email protected] If you are not a member of the press, please write to us at [email protected] or see our contact page IPCC Extreme Weather Report Shows We Must Curb Carbon Pollution NRDC: “It’s Not Too Late To Act.” WASHINGTON – (Nov. 18, 2011) A comprehensive report released today by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change confirms what most people already know: The intensifying extreme weather events in the United States and around the world are linked to climate change. The following is a statement from Natural Resources Defense Council President Frances Beinecke: “This is what persistent climate denial and political paralysis has brought us: extreme weather events that endanger our health and further strain the budgets of families and governments alike. “It’s not too late to...

Full article: http://www.nrdc.org/media/2011/111118.asp

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