Nov 5, 2019
More than 11,000 scientists from around the world have backed research that says the world is facing a climate emergency. The study, based on 40 years of data, says governments are failing to address the crisis. Writing in the journal Bioscience, the group says scientists have a moral obligation to warn humanity of catastrophic threats. Doctor Thomas Newsome from the University of Sydney is one of the lead authors. He says it’s not too late to act, but time is running out. Image courtesy The Drone Way: Ben Stamatovich showing a bushfire burning at sunset near Balladonia, WA.
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