Human-caused climate change officially “unequivocal”, according to IPCC report

by Cassady Craighill

September 27, 2013

Local people in Aina village and toxic fumes rising from the ground caused by burning coal at the nearby Jharia coal mine.

Local people in Aina village and toxic fumes rising from the ground caused by burning coal at the nearby Jharia coal mine.

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change released its annual report Friday calling on world leaders to respond to the now “unequivocal” threat of human-caused climate change.

The world’s leading climate scientists have been meeting in Stockholm all week presenting information on the undeniable role of human activity in climate change.

Responding to the report Secretary of State John Kerry said:

“This is yet another wakeup call: those who deny the science or choose excuses over action are playing with fire.”

Read more from the IPCC report and Greenpeace’s report on the people responsible for delaying action on climate change.

 

Cassady Craighill

By Cassady Craighill

Cassady is a media officer for Greenpeace USA based on the East Coast. She covers climate change and energy, particularly how both issues relate to the Trump administration.

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