Experts at the World Economic Forum in Davos urge mankind to prevent a global catastrophe
DAVOS, Switzerland (Jan. 21, 2016) — Humanity must stop burning coal, oil and gas to power the global economy or face an irreversible climate catastrophe, scientists, business chiefs and analysts warned at an elite gathering in the Swiss Alps.
Not only was 2015 the warmest worldwide since 1880, it shattered the previous record held in 2014 by the widest margin ever observed
MIAMI, USA (Jan. 21, 2016) — Blistering heat blanketed the Earth last year like never before, making 2015 by far the hottest year in modern times and raising new concerns about the accelerating pace of climate change.
A catastrophe caused by climate change is seen as the biggest potential threat to the global economy in 2016, according to a survey of 750 experts conducted by the World Economic Forum.
January 18, 2016 — The annual assessment of risks conducted by the WEF before its annual meeting in Davos on January 20-23 showed that global warming had catapulted its way to the top of the list of concerns.
January 18, 2016 — One intriguing if slightly mysterious passage in President Obama’s State of the Union address contained a pledge to “accelerate the transition away from old, dirtier energy,” in part by changing “the way we manage our oil and coal resources so that they better reflect the costs they impose on taxpayers and our planet.”