We urgently need a global Green New Deal to face the Climate Emergency
Reports by the IPCC and climate scientists around the world paint a print stark picture of what the future will be like if we don’t act on climate change. In 2018, climate scientists warned that we have just 12 years to stop global temperatures rising above 1.5°C compared to pre-industrial levels and prevent a climate catastrophe. We’re already seeing the effects of climate change, yet so many of the most pollutant countries around the world seem to be doing nothing to tackle it.
In the UK, the Conservative Government seem to prefer the idea of fracking for oil reserves in some of the most beautiful parts of the country over renewable energy initiatives and are too busy dealing with the clusterfuck that is Brexit to make any significant steps to tackle climate change.
The USA under Trump hardly acknowledges that climate change is even an issue, let alone something to…
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