Climate Impacts Sternly Misunderestimated

Thu, 2008-04-17 09:09Ross Gelbspan
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Climate Impacts Sternly Misunderestimated

The internationally influential Stern report on climate change underestimated the risks of global warming and should have presented an even bleaker view of the future, according to its own author.

“We underestimated the risks … we underestimated the damage associated with the temperature increases … and we underestimated the probabilities of temperature increases,” said Sir Nicholas Stern.