To avoid catastrophe, it is essential that there is a reduction in the extraction and burning of fossil fuels. Burning fossil fuels gas such as coal or oil must stop now. Only governments can achieve this and ensure the survival of life on earth. Emissions have to be quickly reduced and a plan made of how we will adapt for changes in the future. This has to happen through policy changes by the governments of the world.
Currently, the global economic system is increasing climate change and harming humans and environmental well-being. It is also jeopardising the future of all species on Earth. Governments are supposed to protect the well-being of their citizens including those who are not yet born or too young to vote.
The four main challenges that climate change poses are as follows;
Climate change is already causing a dramatic ecological collapse.
It’s no use speaking of the need to prevent an ecological collapse. It’s here, now – we’re living it.
It’s getting hotter. The climate is unravelling and entire ecosystems are falling apart at this moment.
Global warming reached temperatures above 1°C for the first time in 2015 and the trend is upwards. The years 2010 to 2019 were the hottest decade ever recorded. The consequences are a global catastrophe. From the Arctic to Australia.
Archaeological evidence shows that about 750 years ago wildfires raged across the whole of what is now the Western USA after it became aid after being hit by a decades-long mega drought.
Scientists have known for a long time that one degree of...
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