UN Panel Gives Dire Warming Forecast

November 17, 2007 By ARTHUR MAX, Associated Press Writer in Earth / Environment
UN Panel Gives Dire Warming Forecast (AP)
In this photo supplied by Greenpeace, Greenpeace activists on a rubber boat buzz the 'Front Driver', cargo ship, some 15 miles off the coast of Valencia on the closing day of the 27th Plenary of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change in Valencia, Saturday Nov. 17, 2007. Greenpeace claims the ship is carrying 153,000 tonnes of coal destined for the Spanish port of Tarragona. Greenpeace banner reads "burning coal destroys the climate". (AP Photo/Greenpeace, Pedro Armestre)

(AP) -- The Earth is hurtling toward a warmer climate at a quickening pace, a Nobel-winning U.N. scientific panel said in a landmark report released Saturday, warning of inevitable human suffering and the threat of extinction for some species.

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