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Our future at a glance, according to the latest risks and opportunities in the IPCC report
The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (widely referred to as the IPCC) has finalised and published its second set of contributions to the Sixth Assessment Report, the most comprehensive scientific study on the impacts of climate change ever produced.
The full results, along with the metholodogy and technical summaries, can be found here, but if you’re finding yourself too short on time to look into it, keep reading. Our team have been reviewing the risks outlined in their report, as well as the opportunities to adapt and reverse some of the drastic effects of climate change on people, biodiversity and the rest of the living world.
Here are just a few of those pivotal reminders:
- y : even though changes are already noticeable across the world, they are not uniform. Over 3.5 billion people in frontline communities are due to bear a disproportionate burden of the pollution and uncertainty due to their vulnerable position. We can no longer separate the climate conversation from the ongoing global inequities stemming from centuries of historical injustice and poor management of resources.