The Killing Power Of The Climate Crisis
How the Climate Crisis Is Killing Us, in 9 Alarming Charts; A new report from over 100 experts paints a devastating picture of how climate change is already imperiling human health.
Matt Simon, November 13, 2019 (Wired)
“…The collective implications [of 41 indicators, including extreme weather like droughts, energy trends like fuel use, and agricultural impacts like changing growing conditions, studied by over 100 experts in The Lancet’s 2019 report on climate change and human health] are ugly: A child born today, the authors note, could live in a world that’s 4 degrees warmer than in preindustrial times…
…It’s not too late to reverse some of these trends or dodge the worst outcomes…[because by understanding] the problem, and we can better see the solutions…for the collective health of humanity…[These charts show] what inaction looks like…Failing to cut greenhouse gas emissions will lead to yet more damage, loss of life, degradation of human health, and weakening of Earth’s interconnected systems.” click here for more