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Oceans turning from friend to foe, warns landmark UN report

01 September 2019   |   9:18 am
Humanity should brace itself for some serious blowback over the next few centuries from oceans and Earth's frozen zones, or cryosphere, according to the draft of a major UN report obtained by AFP. Our longtime habit of loading the atmosphere with planet-warming CO2 has spawned a host of consequences, starting with an irreversible sea-level rise, according to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) "Special Report".