The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report provides a clear view of the current state of scientific knowledge relevant to climate change and that fifty years will be more than sufficient to witness the worst impacts of climate change in our living environment, our oceans, our livelihoods.
The IPPC report is the first of a series of reports which compile the state of scientific knowledge on climate change. The following reports which are due next year will look at the impacts, adaptation and vulnerability, and mitigation.
Click here to read the IPCC’s Fifth Assessment Report.
Read the joint ITUC and NGO statement IPCC confirms energy transformation must start now in which Sharan Burrow, General Secretary, ITUC states that …
“Governments have a responsibility to tackle global unemployment, precarious work and climate change. There are solutions available for governments. Green and decent job promotion in climate-friendly sectors, and building a Just Transition for sectors in hardship can demonstrate that we don’t have to choose between people and the planet.”
Read Anabella Rosemberg’s blog post it’s time to put the brakes on climate change on the Equal Times website.
Read the TUAC statement IPCC Climate Change report provides wake-up call on green jobs