Climate warnings were already stated at the First World Climate Conference in Geneva in 1979. Still, 40 years later we see GHG emissions increasing on a global scale. Now, November 2019, a group of 11.258 scientists from 153 countries have published a warning for a climate emergency, as reported in BioScience.
By visualizing the development of 15 different human activities impacting climate change over the past 30 years on the one hand, and visualizing 14 vital signs of climatic impacts on the other hand, the scientists show the relatedness between human activity and climatic developments. The scientists have identified 6 key domains (energy, short-lived pollutants, nature, food, economy, population) in which action should be undertaken to contain the worst effects of climate change.
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BioScience, November 5th, 2019