Lead Toxicity & Climate Change:
Global Warming & Climate Variability (GW&CV)

  • 1.1 to 6.4 increase in temperatures predicted during the 21st century

  • Cuts designed to allow a 50% chance of temperature rise of ≤ 2C

  • 25-40% GHG emission cut by developed nations by 2020

  • Developing nations must peak GHG emissions before 2020

  • ≥50% greenhouse emission cut relative to 1990 required by 2050

  • With a 2C increase:

  • Disappearance of mountain glaciers

  • Damage to coral ecosystems

  • Severe impact on the Sahel

  • Thawing of arctic including Greenland

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