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What Does '12 Years to Act on Climate Change' (Now 11 Years) Really Mean?

It doesn't mean the world can wait until 2030 to cut greenhouse gas emissions, or that chaos will erupt in 2030. Here's what the science shows.

BY BOB BERWYN, INSIDECLIMATE NEWS

After Shell CEO Claims 'We Have No Choice' But to Invest in Fossil Fuels, McKibben Says, 'We Have No Choice But to Try and Stop Them'


 

 

 

With "overwhelming evidence that we are on the brink of climate and ecological collapse," executive's comment elicits intense rebuke.

 


byJessica Corbett, staff writer

NEW YORK, 23 September – Sixteen child petitioners – including Greta Thunberg and Alexandria Villaseñor – from 12 countries around the world today presented a landmark official complaint to the United Nations Committee on the Rights of the Child to protest lack of government action on the climate crisis.

US and Canada in drastic crisis with 3 billion birds lost since 1970

The expression “a canary in a coal mine” serves as advanced warning of danger, and it is a fitting phrase for a recent study that finds the United States and Canada’s massive loss of nearly 3 billion birds, or 29 percent of their bird populations, since 1970.

UN Climate Report on Oceans, Frozen Regions Warns 'Unprecedented Transitions in All Aspects of Society' Needed to Sustain Life on Earth

Describing scientists' latest warnings as "chilling and compelling," environmentalists called for "enacting radical policies" that protect marine ecosystems and fully phase out fossil fuels.


by Jessica Corbett, staff writer, Common Dreams