The last ten years have been the most “exceptional” and hottest decade ever, with extreme weather hitting people and ecosystems harder and more frequently. 2019 is also on course to becoming the second or third hottest year since records began.
Vietnam, climate crisis
In Vietnam il cambiamento climatico costerà circa quattro miliardi di dollari, mentre il costo del lavoro aumenterà per via della riduzione della produttività causando perdite per 8 miliardi.
The Dara International report takes into consideration 184 countries, showing their index of vulnerability to global warming. Along with figures of the last 2 years, the paper tries to estimate the damages climate change will cause by 2030.
Vietnam is the country that will be affected the most, since sea level increase will cost to Saigon government some 4 billion dollars, whilst the labour cost will increase due to productivity reduction, causing losses of 8 billion dollars. Increasing heat waves in summer and the increase in rainfall intensity that could hinder country’s electricity grid worsen the broader picture.
In the infographic below, you can find a comparison with Italy, where global warming effects over the next 20 years are classified as “low” or “moderate”.
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A report from the US government shows how global warming is making Americans sick. With dire predictions for the future, the need for solutions is critical
I cambiamenti climatici stanno riducendo l’areale dei leopardi e aumentando il conflitto con gli umani. Perso il 20 per cento della popolazione negli ultimi 16 anni.
WWF’s latest report shows that ice is rapidly melting in polar and mountainous regions. We will lose the world’s cold areas and thus undergo water shortage.
People are increasingly committing themselves to protect one of the Planet’s most important pollinators: bees. And in Norway they are creating a green corridor exactly for them.
Though some believe global warming is saving Africa, a billion people globally will be forced to migrate because of climate change.
The Pacific Northwest LNG (liquefied natural gas) facility is to be built on Canadian aboriginal lands. The Lax Kw’alaams have voted against it and $1 billion in compensation.
In the leaders’ declaration of the G7 summit held in Germany this afternoon, governments reached an agreement on climate in view of the COP 21 conference taking place in December.
Students from all over the world simulated the COP21 conference in a theatre, giving voice to those who won’t have one at the real summit.