Doomsday – 2100

The plea came as Lord Stern, former chief economist of the World Bank whose report two years ago drew attention to the possible results of global warming, told the conference that unless politicians grasped the gravity of the situation it would be “devastating”.

“Increases in average temperatures of six degrees by the end of the century were an increasing possibility and would produce conditions not seen on earth for more than 30 million years,” he said.

“What would be the implication? Hundreds of millions of people, probably billions. What wold be the implication of that? Extended conflict, social disruption, war essentially, over much of the world for many decades.”
The Telegraph (UK), 13 Mar 2009