Monday 24th of February 2020

The Greenwash Effect

The Greenwash Effect

the point of no return...

Political leaders and climate diplomats are to meet in Madrid for two weeks of talks amid a growing sense of crisis.

According to UN Secretary General António Guterres, "the point of no return is no longer over the horizon". 

Meanwhile, Save the Children says that climate shocks have left millions in Africa facing hunger. 

The charity says 33 million people are at emergency levels of food insecurity due to cyclones and droughts.

This conference of the parties, or COP25, was due to be held in Chile but was cancelled by the government due to weeks of civil disturbances. 

Spain then stepped in to host the event, which will see 29,000 attendees over the two weeks of talks.

 

Read more:

https://www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-50614518

 

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