Every second we waste denying climate change exists is time we steal from the next generation who will suffer the terrible consequences
Friday 4 August 2017
Our planet is being destroyed.
But it is not only the forests and the oceans, the wildlife and the Arctic sea ice that is being wiped out – soon it will be the people, too.
The Lancet has today published a report that lays bare the devastating impact climate change will have on populations across Europe.
Between 1981 and 2010, extreme weather events killed about 3,000 people a year.
According to the research, this will increase 50 times to an estimated 152,000 people who will die in weather-related disasters every year between 2071 and 2100.
I could be one of them – in 2071, I would be approaching my 86th birthday.
Climate change is…
View original post 398 more words