Landmark U.N. report delivers stark warning on climate change, says it’s ‘code red for humanity’

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The world's leading climate scientists on Monday delivered their starkest warning yet about the deepening climate emergency, with some of the changes already set in motion thought to be "irreversible" for centuries to come.A highly anticipated report by the U.N.'s climate panel warns that limiting global warming to close to 1.5 degrees Celsius or even 2 degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels "will be beyond reach" in the next two decades without immediate, rapid and large-scale reductions in greenhouse gas emissions.To be sure, the 1.5 degrees Celsius threshold is a crucial global target because beyond this level, so-called tipping points become more likely. Tipping points refer to an irreversible change in the climate system, locking in further global heating.A firefighter is silhouetted as he watches the Blue Ridge Fire burning in Yorba Linda, California, U.S., October 26, 2020.Ringo Chiu | ReutersAt 2 degrees Celsius of global warming, the report says heat extremes
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