It sounds like a line from a Hollywood disaster movie, however this is the reality we all face now. The latest report from the IPCC certainly doesn't mince its words. It is clear that the window of time to act to mitigate the most serious threats to our planet is very small and it is right now. Serious policy change is required now as well as an increase in public engagement on the practical things individuals can do to help tackle this huge issue.
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News like this makes us even more motivated and focused to help our clients achieve their growth objectives.
It's the final call, say scientists, the most extensive warning yet on the risks of rising global temperatures. Their dramatic report on keeping that rise under 1.5 degrees C states that the world is now completely off track, heading instead towards 3C. Keeping to the preferred target of 1.5C above pre-industrial levels will mean "rapid, far-reaching and unprecedented changes in all aspects of society". It will be hugely expensive - but the window of opportunity remains open. After three years of research and a week of haggling between scientists and government officials at a meeting in South Korea, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has issued a special report on the impact of global warming of 1.5C.