Ecology, Energy, Economy

Climate Change Kills 300,000 A Year

Report From the Global Humanitarian Forum in Geneva:
* First ever report exclusively focused on the global human impact of climate change calculates more than 300 million people are seriously affected by climate change at a total economic cost of $125 billion per year
* Report projects that [...]

Needed: Urgent Climate Change Action

Prince Charles told Italian lawmakers, “The world is struggling with the consequences of the economic crisis in which we find ourselves (but) any of the difficulties we face today will be as nothing when the full horror of global warming unfolds.”
At the same time, the Asian Development Bank released this report:
Southeast Asia Faces Soaring Economic [...]

Climate will reach ‘crisis point’ in 2030

By staff
A combination of growing populations and food, energy and water shortages will reach crisis point by 2030, the government’s chief scientific advisor will say later today.
“It’s a perfect storm,” Prof John Beddington will tell the Sustainable Development UK 09 conference.
“There’s not going to be a complete collapse, but things will start getting really [...]

Prince Charles: Economic Crisis Ain’t Nothing

AFP – Britains’s Prince Charles, seen here speaking at the Itamaraty Palace in Rio de Janeiro, warned Thursday …
* Turning sewage into charcoal Play Video Climate Change Video:Turning sewage into charcoal BBC
* Climate change urgent warns Prince Play Video Climate Change Video:Climate change urgent warns Prince BBC

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