Humans have pushed the climate into ‘unprecedented’ territory, landmark U.N. report finds

U.N. chief calls findings ‘a code red for humanity’ with worse climate impacts to come unless greenhouse gas pollution falls dramatically

Washington Post

By Brady Dennis and Sarah Kaplan
Satellite imagery of Tropical Storm Harvey in the Gulf of Mexico on Aug. 24, 2017. (NOAA/NASA GOES Project)

More than three decades ago, a collection of scientists sanctioned by the United Nations first warned that humans were fueling a dangerous greenhouse effect and that if the world didn’t act collectively and deliberately to slow Earth’s warming, there could be “profound consequences” for people and nature alike.

The scientists were right.

Publish : 2021-08-09 15:56:00

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