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World risks descending into a climate ‘doom loop’, warn thinktanks

By Damian Carrington

16 Feb 2023 · 3 min read

Editor's Note

In trying to cope with the consequences of climate change, our resources are pulled away from tackling the root causes. The Guardian reports on findings from the Institute for Public Policy Research.

The world is at risk of descending into a climate “doom loop”, a thinktank report has warned.

It said simply coping with the escalating impacts of the climate crisis could draw resources and focus away from the efforts to slash carbon emissions, making the situation even worse.

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