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Commonwealth Academies of Science consensus statement on climate change

The world’s climate is changing, and the impacts are already being observed. Changing agricultural conditions, ocean warming and acidification, rising sea levels, and increased frequency and intensity of many extreme weather events are impacting infrastructure, environmental assets and human health.
Impacts such as higher rainfall and increased plant growth will be beneficial in some cases.
However, others will be detrimental and felt more widely, changing ecosystems and weather patterns, and disrupting industries, economies, food supplies and livelihoods. Readmore...