Extremely concerning reports
- From 31 scientific institutes saying the governments of the world must take seriously the scientists advice to do something drastic to stop climate change. – https://www.yahoo.com/news/31-scientific-societies-just-told-200519194.html
- From the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis, who have done the number crunching and say that the target 190 countries at COP 21 set to keep the global temperatures below 1.5 degrees C above preindustrial times is already not possible. Governments have lost the opportunity to keep temperatures below 1.5C and, bar a miracle, the world is headed fast for at least 2.5 to 3 degrees C which is unstoppable and will probably lead to the end of life for most species on earth. – http://www.climatechangenews.com/2016/06/29/scientists-window-for-avoiding-1-5c-global-warming-closed/
Jason Sole outlines some solutions – normal and drastic -from Mother Channel presentations but thinks that, as usual, no action will be taken. However, he says that 30th June 2016 is historic date because from now on you cannot say you did not know.