(NEWSER) – There was no mincing of words in what is the second of three reports on climate change to come from a UN group: Climate change is going to have "severe, pervasive, and irreversible" effects on the world in the decades to come, reads the report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, which is the work of some 2,000 experts and 309 lead authors, reports the Independent. Many of those authors are trotting out similar lines: Nobody on the planet will escape its effects, they warn. "No place in the world is immune from them," said one; "nobody on this planet is going to be untouched," said another.

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