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  • Climate Change and Inequality Threaten Us All

    From https://www.thejakartapost.com/life/...s-tell-un.html , Sept 2019
    Ellen Wulfhorst

    [Growing inequality and climate change will not only derail progress towards global sustainability goals but threaten human existence, leading scientists said at the United Nations , last 11 Sept ...

    "One element of this is increasing inequality .... Another is the pace at which nature is being degraded by human activity, whether it is climate change or biodiversity loss."

    The independent panel of scientists investigated the ways and systems in which humans and the environment are linked and interact, said Peter Messerli of the University of Bern, Switzerland, the co-chair of the group of scientists.

    "These systems are on a very worrying trajectory, threatening the very existence of humanity," he told reporters. "We have not realized the urgency to act now." ...]
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