"Preventing runaway climate change is a real emergency. The storms and floods of recent years took place in a 1 degree warmer world. 2 degrees is regarded is as the upper limit of what human civilisation could cope with.
All the pledges to cut pollution by countries across the world still leave us on track for 3 degrees of warming. And current policies have us on track for a 4 degree warmer world, which the World Bank has concluded is “incompatible with an organised global community”."
Great to see Oisín Coghlan, Director of Friends of the Earth Ireland, saying it like it is in the wake of Ophelia.
The Australian Climate Emergency Declaration petition is at www.cedamia.org/sign/
#ClimateEmergencyDeclaration #ClimateSolutions #NoMoreBadInvestments #ClimateJustice
A moving video by Naomi Oreskes @Harvard on the impoverishment climate change will bring, both financially and biologically. From increased food prices, to trillions of dollars in protecting important infrastructure, to loss of biodiversity, the impacts will be felt by everyone. Take a moment to hear Naomi's heartfelt discussion…
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