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Future generations may come to regard the apocalyptic report by Sir Nicholas Stern, a former chief economist at the World Bank, as the turning point in combating global warming, or as the missed opportunity.
As well as producing a catastrophic vision of hundreds of millions fleeing flooding and drought, Sir Nicholas suggests that the cost of inaction could be a permanent loss of 20 per cent of global output. Presenting the findings in London, Tony Blair said the 700-page document was the “most important report on the future” published by his Government – The Stern Review Report on the Economics on the Economics of Climate Change
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