Climate Change – GBRI
 

Climate change is already hampering the health of millions of children across the globe and if the world’s nations fail to limit global warming to well below 2 degrees Celsius, it will profoundly impact the health of coming generations, warns the 2019 Lancet Countdown Report on health and climate change. “Over the past 30 years, we’ve […]

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Following the lead of Berkeley, California, which banned the installation of natural gas lines in new construction, many more cities across the US are also placing a similar ban, while some others are considering it seriously. This could mark the end of gas ranges, heating systems and clothes dryers in new homes. Officials in the Northern California […]

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In a statement issued collectively by dozens of scientists and endorsed by further 11,000 from 153 nations, they have warned that unless urgent measures are not taken to halt population growth, leave fossil fuels in the ground, stop deforestation and curtail meat-eating, the world’s people are likely to face “untold suffering due to the climate crisis”. “We […]

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Fifteen kids from across Canada, aged 10 to 19, are suing the federal government over climate change, claiming Ottawa’s role in worsening the climate crisis violates their fundamental rights. The Canadian kids stood on the steps of the Vancouver Art Gallery to announce that they had filed suit against the Canadian government for violating their constitutional right to […]

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The latest UN report issued by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) paints a very bleak picture of the future if we do not succeed in cutting down greenhouse gas emissions with immediate effect. The report predicts the if the oceans continue to warm at the current rate, sea levels will rise three feet […]

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