The Scotsman cartoon: Wind farms and climate change

The United Nations’ Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report presented strong evidence of the negative effects human activity has on the environment.

Illustration: Iain Green

The latest study from the UN IPCC says the effects of warming are being felt everywhere, fuelling potential food shortages and natural disasters throughout the world.

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It warns the impact of climate change is likely to be “irreversible” and could lead to wars as extreme weather and poverty cause social unrest.