A reminder: the people in power don’t need conferences, treaties or agreements to start taking real climate action. They can start today.
When enough people come together then change will come and we can achieve almost anything. So instead of looking for hope - start creating it.
Members of the Europe Parliament we urge you to vote through the strongest law possible, as nature restoration obligations are fundamental for present & future generations' survival & safety!
Global GHG emissions reached a record high of 57.4 GtCO2e in 2022, growing by 1.2%.
This rate is slightly above the average rate in the decade preceding the COVID-19 pandemic (2010–2019), 0.9%/yr.
Activists interrupted #EUH2Week ... again & again
Why? Because we are SICK of EU Hydrogen
🔒 locking us into #FossilFuels
💀 lead to violent land grabs, unjust debt+water depletion in former colonised places
🍞 worsening food insecurity
No to #EUEnergyColonialism💥
BREAKING: activists disrupt oil company @Equinor autumn conference in Oslo.
Inside, Equinor is greenwashing their reputation to politicians and industry leaders. This is not a 'broad energy company' committed to the energy transition - this is a fossil fuel company, opening up new oil and gas fields around the world
ΔT +2.06 °C !!
This is what uncharted territory looks like.
The first time that the global temperature anomaly has broken through +2.0 °C, for a single day in observational history.
Much more to come in the months ahead.
Provisional ERA5 global temperature for 17th November from @CopernicusECMWF was 1.17°C above 1991-2020 - the warmest on record.
Our best estimate is that this was the first day when global temperature was more than 2°C above 1850-1900 (or pre-industrial) levels, at 2.06°C.
The new Oxfam report, Climate Equality, shows that in 2019, the super-rich 1% were responsible for the same carbon pollution as the poorest two thirds of humanity - 5 billion people.
Read the full report: makerichpolluterspay.org/cli…#MakeRichPollutersPay
Well humanity, we did it, even if just for one day. Yesterday, Nov. 18, was the first time in recorded history that the global 2m surface temperature breached 2.0°C above the 1850-1900 IPCC baseline.
The long-term average remains below 1.5°C. But not for long.
#Gaza: UN experts point to evidence of genocide in the making, call for @UN protective presence in besieged enclave. “Failure to implement #CeasefireNowInGaza risks situation spiralling towards genocide conducted with 21st Century methods of warfare”: ow.ly/3BAC50Q8mKl