26 Nov '11, 10pm

PLEASE SEND ALERT! A Simple Appeal to Durban #Climate Talks: Lead on Climate, or You Have Abdicated and the People Will

PLEASE SEND ALERT! A Simple Appeal to Durban #Climate Talks: Lead on Climate, or You Have Abdicated and the People Will

Time is running out for a deal by world governments on climate change. Global average temperatures are expected to rise by 3-6 degrees F by the end of the century. This month it was revealed greenhouse gases have reached record levels in the atmosphere – growing globally by a record 6% in 2010. A warming climate is expected to lead to heavier rainfall, more floods, stronger cyclones and more intense droughts. As abrupt climate change and related global ecological change intensify to emergency proportions, major negotiating parties have been at loggerheads for years. Before Copenhagen we were told the world would stop at nothing to get an equitable, fair agreement. Now with economic turmoil in the over-developed nations, world leaders say they want a treaty in effect by 2020. This year's conference focuses upon relative piddling efforts to provide climate adaptation funding...

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