Organisms across the globe will have to respond to the warming



Mark Urban : evoltuionary biologist
They'll need to move, adapt to the new local climate or die.
According to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), the average temperature on the surface of the Earth will warm about 0.2 degrees C each decade for the next 20 years. In about a century from now, the Earth's surface will be an average of 1.8 degrees C warmer than it was between 1980 and 1999, by the IPCC's most conservative estimate.


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