Luís Fernando Guedes Pinto

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‘We must stop the deforestation of the Amazon before it reaches the tipping point to become a savanna.’ Photograph: Mauro Pimentel/AFP/Getty Images

Science is clear: climate change is unequivocal, and a result of human activity. The planet is already 1.1C warmer than pre-industrial levels and on a route to reach 2.5C or more this century, which could be catastrophic. The poorest and the most vulnerable populations will suffer more and earlier.

Climate change will bring droughts, floods, extreme temperatures and hurricanes that may become more intense and frequent overtime and impact billions of people. The rise of sea levels, lack of water and food, and regions becoming unfeasible to live may generate massive migrations in a planet already closing frontiers.

That is the bad news.…  Seguir leyendo »