Archive for September 8th, 2022

08/09/2022

Steps towards Avoiding a Climate Catastrophe

Human Wrongs Watch

By John Scales Avery, Ph.D. – TRANSCEND Media Service*

Threats Are Becoming More Severe

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John Scales Avery

There is clear evidence that climate-related threats are becoming more severe.

One can think of the record-breaking heat waves in Europe and the Americas as well as in China. One can think of drought and falling water tables, which are threatening agriculture in very many countries.

And one can also think of the poles, which are warming four times faster than the remainder of the world.

There is a danger that coastal cities everywhere will soon be flooded because of rapidly melting polar ice, as is discussed in my book, “Warnings from the Poles.”

What are we to do? What actions can we take to avoid a climate catastrophe? Below is a list of helpful actions that can and should be taken.

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08/09/2022

Hundreds of Millions of Children Sentenced to Ignorance

Human Wrongs Watch

MADRID, Sep 7 2022 (IPS)* – More than two-thirds of 10-year-olds are unable to read and understand a simple text. This shocking finding should be enough to be alarmed about the horrifying fate of an entire generation. But there is much more.

There are 244 million children out of school. Credit: Shafiqul Alam Kiron/IPS

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