Thailand and a heat wave in India at least 13 deaths are clear signs of an impending climate crisis Climate scientists have also warned that average global temperatures could reach an all-time high as soon as next year. 2023 or 2024″ >Earth Day 2021 falls on a Saturday at a time when the world is grappling with the devastating effects of climate change. Extreme weather events such as high temperatures in Thailand and a heat wave in India killing at least 13 people are clear signs of an impending climate crisis. Climate scientists have also warned that average global temperatures could reach all-time highs as soon as 2023 or 2024.
Climate change activists, including Greenpeace UK‘S Areeba Hamid, took to the streets before Earth Day. They are calling for immediate action to mitigate climate change and prevent the dire consequences that people around the world are suffering. Hamid notes that soaring temperatures make her hometown of Delhi like an oven and compares London’s 2022 heatwave to a dark movie.
The Extinction Rebellion group staged a four-day protest called “The Big One” to coincide with Earth Day, with around 30,000 people expected to take part in friendly protests and marches family.
Beyond London, Earth Day is being observed around the globe, with activities planned in Boston, Rome and during the storm. coral noseFlorida where major cleanup operations are taking place.
Peruvian shamans performed cleansing rituals to give thanks to the Earth and raise awareness of the need to protect it. US President Joe Biden this week also pledged to increase funding for developing countries to combat climate change and deforestation in the Amazon rainforest.IN Peru, shamans have been performing cleansing rituals to give thanks to the Earth and raise awareness of the need to protect it. Our President Joe Biden This week also pledged to increase funding for developing countries to combat climate change and deforestation in the Amazon rainforest.
Ukraine lacks food and strained relations between the US and China According to a report by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), the planet is on track to warm above 15 degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels. This is an important threshold that will have even more devastating effects if crossed ” >But governments need to do more to limit the harmful effects of climate change. The world is far from meeting its commitments under Paris Agreement to limit greenhouse gas emissions, combined with various crises such as COVID-19, Russiainvasion of UkraineFood shortages and strained relations between the United States and China. According to a report by Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)The planet is on track to warm more than 1.5 degrees Celsius above pre-industrial times. This is an important threshold that will have even more severe effects if crossed.
As the IPCC puts it, “the opportunity to secure a livable and sustainable future for all is rapidly closing”. The choices and actions taken now will have a significant impact for many years to come.
In the end, it’s important to keep the message of Earth Day alive one day after another. Climate action should be an ongoing effort towards a sustainable future for generations to come.