Archive for June 23rd, 2019

23/06/2019

Human Extinction by 2026? (Part 1 of 3)

Human Wrongs Watch

By Robert J. Burrowes*

A Last Ditch Strategy to Fight for Human Survival. 

It will occur by 2026 a projected 10 degree Celsius increase in global temperatures
It will occur by 2026 a projected 10 degree Celsius increase in global temperatures | Image from Wall Street International
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23 June 2019 (Wall Street International)* –  There is almost unanimous agreement among climate scientists and organizations – that is, 97% of over 10,000 climate scientists and the various scientific organizations engaged in climate science research – that human beings have caused a dramatic increase in the amount of carbon dioxide, methane and nitrous oxide released into Earth’s atmosphere since the pre-industrial era and that this is driving the climate catastrophe that continues to unfold1.

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23/06/2019

‘Ensure that Widows Are Not Left Out or Left Behind’ –  International Widow’s Day 

Human Wrongs Watch

On International Widow’s Day, marked on Sunday 22 June 2019, UN Secretary-General António Guterres is asking everyone to reflect on the “economic hardship and increased vulnerability” of these bereaved women and ensure “they are not left out or left behind”. 

UN Women/Ryan Brown | A 38-year-old widow who lost her husband in the Central African Republic war escaped to the Ngam refugee site in the Adamawa region of Cameroon with her five children; one of whom recently died.

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In the “absence of social and legal protection”, he said in his message, “widowed women’s lifetime earnings and savings are often too little to avoid poverty”.

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