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Scientists seek global limits on damaging human activities
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Written by Daniel   
Monday, 28 September 2009 17:26

   Climate change is but one of several challenges without borders confronting humanity. In a new article, a leading coalition of scientists calls for a system of global checks to keep damaging human activities in check.

By Jeremy Jacquot | Last updated September 27, 2009 8:00 PM CT

A major environmental disaster may no longer be a question of if, but when, according to a growing number of leading scientists. The multiple threats posed by unrestricted climate change, ozone depletion, and pollution, among others, has made the need for some form of global regulatory infrastructure more urgent than ever. Yet, as the recent G20 summit climate talks made resoundingly clear, the road there will be long, arduous, and full of half-hearted compromises.  [ARS Technica...]   [Comments...]
 
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