Cambiamenti climatici, la Terra si vendica

 Siccità, inondazioni, aria irrespirabile, alterazione irreversibile di ecosistemi. Troppo tardi, troppo poco

A poche settimane dal vertice mondiale COP21 di Parigi sui cambiamenti climatici, si scatenano in simultanea gli effetti del disastro ambientale. Brucia la California e l'Australia, sott'acqua il Sud America e la Gran Bretagna, siccità dall'India settentrionale all'Iran, i mostri urbani di Nuova Delhi, Pechino, Hanoi sotto la cupola di smog, il Mar Mediterraneo come ai Caraibi.

E' come se la Terra stesse mandando un messaggio globale inequivocabile: se pensate di cavarvela con COP21 avete sbagliato i conti.

... This Agreement, in enhancing the implementation of the Convention, including its objective, aims to strengthen the global response to the threat of climate change, in the context of sustainable development and efforts to eradicate poverty, including by: (a) Holding the increase in the global average temperature to well below 2 °C above pre-industrial levels and to pursue efforts to limit the temperature increase to 1.5 °C above pre-industrial levels, recognizing that this would significantly reduce the risks and impacts of climate change; (b) Increasing the ability to adapt to the adverse impacts of climate change and foster climate resilience and low greenhouse gas emissions development, in a manner that does not threaten food production; (c) Making finance flows consistent with a pathway towards low greenhouse gas emissions and climateresilient development. 2. This Agreement will be implemented to reflect equity and the principle of common but differentiated responsibilities and respective capabilities, in the light of different national circumstances.

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