The man on the dam dried Manjara Dam in India. 2016
MOSCOW, 8 Oct – New special report of the intergovernmental panel on climate change at the UN (IPCC), presented today in Korea, questioned the possibility of full implementation of the Paris agreements and hold global warming at around 1.5 degrees Celsius, the press service of the organization.
“From the point of view of the laws of physics and chemistry, we can still stop warming at around 1.5 degrees, but this will require unprecedented changes in human life. We have to change absolutely all of the system, from energy production to transportation and agriculture,” said Jim Ski (Jim Skea), one of the co-chairs of the third IPCC working group.
The specter of climate catastrophe
In December 2015, representatives of the 196 parties of the UN framework Convention on climate change signed in Paris, the first universal binding agreement on climate change. In April in the headquarters of UN in new York the signature under the document was signed by more than 170 countries, including the United States. The signing of the agreement has caused discontent among conservatives in the US who thinks its obviously disadvantageous for the country.