21 Nov '11, 1pm

Greenhouse gas levels hit new high: - we're hurtling towards climate disaster

Greenhouse gas levels hit new high 21 November 2011 Reacting to the World Meteorological Organisation report today (Monday 21 November), warning that the amount of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere reached a new high in 2010 and the rate of increase has accelerated, Friends of the Earth's Executive Director Andy Atkins said: "Over recent years we've been sleepwalking towards a climate disaster - it seems we've now broken into a sprint. "The world must wake up to the enormous threat we all face and agree tough international action at next month's UN climate talks in South Africa. "The wealthiest nations must take a lead by agreeing legally-binding cuts to wean their economies off gas, coal and oil - and providing funds for poorer countries to develop cleanly. "The time for excuses is over as climate change is already starting to bite - it's time for real international lead...

Full article: http://www.foe.co.uk/resource/press_releases/greenhouse_g...

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