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United Kingdom: Prince Charles: 'We have less than 100 months to stop climate change disaster'

Source:  Copyright 2009, Daily Mail
Date:  March 8, 2009
Original URL: Status ONLINE

A dire climate-change warning will be issued by the Prince of Wales when he tells the world we have 'less than 100 months to act' before the damage caused by global warming becomes irreversible.

Charles will repeat the prediction made by experts that there are around eight years in which to make further cuts to CO2 emissions, halt deforestation and take other measures to stave off a permanent problem.

The comments will form part of a speech, 'Less than 100 months to act' to be made to business leaders in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, next week as the Prince tours South America with the Duchess of Cornwall.

They will also visit Chile, Ecuador and the Galapagos Islands during the 10-day trip.

Charles has given a series of addresses over the past 12 months highlighting his long held concerns about climate change and its threat to the environment.

The world is experiencing an economic slowdown but the Prince will tell the ...

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