The report from the IPCC (Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change), published yesterday, highlights the severity of the global climate crisis and the catastrophic consequences if urgent measures are not taken to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
The report indicates that global average temperatures have risen by 1.1°C compared to the pre-industrial era and that greenhouse gas emissions are responsible for this increase. IPCC scientists predict that the Earth will likely exceed 1.5°C of warming compared to pre-industrial levels in the coming decades, which will have catastrophic consequences for the environment and human life.
The report also highlights that climate change is responsible for an increase in the frequency and intensity of extreme weather events such as heatwaves, droughts, storms, and floods. These extreme weather phenomena have a significant impact on communities and local economies, especially in developing countries.
The IPCC recommends large-scale changes in all sectors of the economy, including industry, transport, agriculture, and energy, to drastically and immediately reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
The report emphasizes that the transition to renewable energies such as solar energy, wind energy, and hydropower is an essential solution for reducing greenhouse gas emissions.
In summary, the IPCC report emphasizes the urgency of taking action to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and limit the effects of climate change, which will have catastrophic consequences for the planet and future generations if no action is taken quickly.