By Jake Johnson, Common Dreams

Climate activists didn’t need yet another report to tell them that continued inaction in the face of accelerating global warming would be catastrophic—the evidence is plain for all to see.

But the Monday release of a U.N. panel’s detailed assessment of the latest science offered a fresh opportunity for climate campaigners to ramp up pressure on world governments to completely end their reliance on and devotion to fossil fuels before it’s too late. According to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), that moment is fast approaching.

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