Experts warn climate change will bring hunger, water scarcity to millions

Rising temperatures will leave millions more people hungry by 2080 and cause critical water shortages in China and Australia, according to a new global climate report.
By the end of the century, climate change will bring water scarcity to between 1.1 and 3.2 billion people as temperatures rise by 2 to 3 Celsius, said Reuters on Tuesday, citing a leaked draft of an Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report.

The report, due for release in April but detailed in Australia’s The Age newspaper, said an additional 200 million to 600 million people across the world would face food shortages in another 70 years, while coastal flooding would hit another 7 million homes.
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