Fast Action Needed To Curb Global Warming: Report

Law360, New York (June 16, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Global warming is on the rise, and future temperature increases are likely to be even more marked than current rates unless heat-trapping gas emissions are cut substantially, according to a climate change report released by the White House on Tuesday.

The report, “Global Climate Change Impacts in the United States,” warns of longer, more severe droughts, increasingly severe heat waves, rising sea levels, and many other negative impacts as a result of unchecked global warming.

Climate-related changes already observed globally and in the U.S. include increases...
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