By failing to adequately limit population growth, reassess the role of an economy rooted in growth, reduce greenhouse gases, incentivise renewable energy, protect habitat, restore ecosystems, curb pollution, halt defaunation, and constrain invasive alien species, humanity is not taking the urgent steps needed to safeguard our imperilled biosphere. These words are signed by 15.364 climate experts giving a catastrophic Warning to Humanity. The world is at a crossroads and the following months can be milestones in tackling the issues of climate change which brings with it social injustice and power imbalances. From Bonn (COP 23) to Abidjan (EU-Africa Summit), decision makers must face reality and make brave decisions that put people and planet first. They need to provide the framework for everybody to play their bit: tackling the challenges means taking both individual and collective responsibilities. Citizens can change their habits to ensure a fair and sustainable world, while companies must produce sustainably and contribute back to society. Read more here.
Source: CONCORD Europe / The Independent