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A billion people will lose their homes due to rising global temperatures, says report

A billion people will lose their homes due to rising global temperatures, says report --British scientists will warn Cancún summit that entire nations could be flooded 28 Nov 2010 Devastating changes to sea levels, rainfall, water supplies, weather systems and crop yields are increasingly likely before the end of the century, scientists will warn tomorrow. A special report, to be released at the start of climate negotiations in Cancún, Mexico, will reveal that up to a billion people face losing their homes in the next 90 years because of failures to agree curbs on carbon emissions. Up to three billion people could lose access to clean water supplies because global temperatures cannot now be stopped from rising by 4C.