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The perils of doing nothing

A lack of buy-in by the United States arguably represents the greatest obstacle to tackling climate change. A major new report urges America to take action to cut emissions and begin adapting to climate change.

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Figure 1: The steps in an 'iterative risk-management approach' for addressing climate change.

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Arnell, N. The perils of doing nothing. Nature Clim Change 1, 193–195 (2011). https://doi.org/10.1038/nclimate1157

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