Extreme weather in the future will create food and water shortages.
A new UN report says there's records for sea levels, ocean heat and concentration of greenhouse gases last year.
While global temperatures have increased 1.1 degrees - higher than the 19th century.
UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres says fossil fuels need to go.
The global energy system is broken & bringing us closer to climate catastrophe.
Fossil fuels are a dead end—environmentally & economically.
— António Guterres (@antonioguterres) May 18, 2022
With Greenhouse gas concentrations, ocean heat levels and acidification all setting new records during 2021, the global community is right to be concerned.
The indications from the data are that currently extreme weather events triggered by climate change are already causing food and water security concerns.
The flagship report from the World Meteorological Organization (WMO), published on Wednesday,
Greenhouse gas concentrations, sea level rises, ocean heat levels and acidification, all set new records during 2021, while some glaciers reached the point of no return, according to the latest flagship report from the World Meteorological Organization (WMO), published on Wednesday,
describes yet more clear signs that human activity is causing harm on a planetary scale – to our land, ocean and atmosphere – also confirms that the past seven years have been the warmest on record, with global temperature in 2021 reaching about 1.1°C above pre-industrial levels.