HEADING FOR APOCALYPSE?

A NEW U.N. REPORT SAYS GLOBAL WARMING IS ALREADY UNDER WAY--AND THE EFFECTS COULD BE CATASTROPHIC

Like street-corner prophets proclaiming that the end is near, scientists who study the earth's atmosphere have been issuing predictions of impending doom for the past few years without offering any concrete proof. The atmospheric scientists' version of the apocalypse is global warming, a gradual rise in worldwide temperatures caused by man-made gases trapping too much heat from the sun. If the theory is correct, the world could be in for dramatic changes in climate, accompanied by major disruptions to modern society. So far, though, even the experts have had to admit that while the earth has warmed an average of up...

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