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Climate change could affect peace and stability

By awarding the 2007Peace Prize to former vice-president of the US, Al Gore, and the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), the Nobel Prize Committee has clearly signalled the importance of stabilising the earth's climate for ensuring peace and stability in the world.

As a scientific body involving thousands of the most qualified experts from all over the world, the IPCC has focused its activities on assessment of all aspects of climate change over the past 19years of its existence, and has naturally not drawn any linkage between the impact of climate change and the issue of peace among human societies across the globe.

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