Sunday, 2 November 2014

'Leaders Must act', Urges Ban, As New UN Report Warns Man's Impact on Climate May Soon Be 'Irreversible'

UN News Centre
Citing “clear and growing” human influence on the climate system, a United Nations report issued today has warned that if left unchecked, climate change will increase the likelihood of severe, pervasive and irreversible impacts for people and ecosystems. Story here.

Historic flooding in Manitoba, 
Canada, 2011. A premonition?

Crisis Fuelled Resurgence of Horse-Drawn Carriages in Cuba

INTERPRESS SERVICE

HAVANA, Oct 30 2014 (IPS) Up and down the streets of towns and cities in Cuba go horse-drawn carriages with black leather tops and large back wheels, alongside more simple carts, operating as public transportation. Story here.

Fossil Fuels Must End By The End of the Century - United Nations.

CBC News
AP Photo/Martin Meissner, File
Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change releases its 4th, final climate assessment volume. Story here.
Please also read:  "Sleep-deprived UN panel adopts landmark climate report."