A global temperature increase of 2 degrees Celsius -- previously believed to be a "safe" threshold -- would be much more dangerous than originally estimated, according to a draft United Nations report. The report warns the difference between a 1.5-degree C increase and a 2-degree C increase would threaten communities, economies and the environment.
UN report warns 2-degree C warming more dangerous than estimated
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