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Climate Change - The policy of the national investing bodies of the Church of England

The central conclusions of the Fifth Assessment Report of the IPCC, published in 2013-2014, are that climate change is occurring and that human activity, particularly through the emission of carbon dioxide, is very likely to be the dominant cause.

30 April 2015

The impacts of climate change extend beyond humans, and affect the ecological well-being of the planet as a whole. The IPCC states that a large fraction of both terrestrial and freshwater species faces increased extinction risk under projected climate change during and beyond the 21st Century, especially as climate change interacts with other stressors, such as habitat modification, over-exploitation, pollution and invasive species.

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