What Would the World Be Like if It Were 4°C Warmer?
World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim explores the findings of a new report that pictures the future world if the temperature had to increase by 4 degrees celsius. Several of the impacts highlighted are related to water: viability of coastal cities, disruption in the water supply system, food scarcity, climatic disasters, etc. http://bit.ly/U5lask
Jim Yong Kim call is: we have to act now! Based on the findings of the report it is possible to mitigate the impacts of climate change and avoide further warming and its detrimental effects. But adaptive capacity and resilience need to be built at country level and green growth opportunities exploited... not an easy task. Let me know your views!