Tag: climate change
Climate change is the result of a deadly calculus: human lives are worth risking and even losing over the profits of global corporations.
Damage to soils and water has dire consequences for humanity, a new report warns ahead of meeting of the UN Convention to Combat Desertification.
Amphan Mark II need not be as destructive as we’ve projected if the world’s governments act now to meet Paris agreement climate goals.
“If global warming reaches 3 degrees Celsius by 2100, as has been predicted, drought losses could be five times higher than they are today, with the largest increase in drought losses projected in the Mediterranean and the Atlantic regions of Europe.”
“At no other point in modern history has humanity faced such an array of familiar and unfamiliar risks and hazards, interacting in a hyper-connected and rapidly changing world."
There is also a 93 percent chance that by 2026 the record set in 2016 for the hottest year ever recorded will be surpassed.
"... it is imperative that our leaders produce real, tangible solutions to protect Black and frontline communities and correct existing and past harms..."
"We enjoin all Filipinos to stand up for climate and environmental justice, and ensure our elected officials in the next administration take this to heart."
When it comes to maintaining energy flows, there is a closing window to avert both climate catastrophe and economic peril.