• AFP-Jiji


Individuals along with economy-wide efficiencies can make a major difference in the drive to avert the worst of global warming, U.N. climate experts say, estimating that sharp cuts to demand for energy-guzzling services could slash emissions up to 70% by 2050.

Avoiding airplanes, eating less meat and insulating your home could all make a dent, particularly when broad swathes of societies embrace change, says the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change.

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