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The climate alarm bells are also ringing at fever pitch, the recent report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change was a code red for humanity. We see the warning signs in every continent and region -- scorching temperatures, shocking biodiversity loss, polluted air, water and natural spaces.
From the start, the World Health Organization provided factual information and scientific guidance that should have been the basis for a coordinated global response, unfortunately, many of these recommendations were not followed. And in some situations, there was a rejection of facts and an ignoring of the guidance. And when countries go in their own direction, the virus goes in every direction.
Nature is angry. And we fool ourselves if we think we can fool nature, because nature always strikes back, and around the world nature is striking back with fury, there is a cost to everything. But the biggest cost is doing nothing. The biggest cost is subsidising a dying fossil fuel industry, building more and more coal plants, and denying what is plain as day: that we are in a deep climate hole, and to get out we must first stop digging.
Trust in global governance is also fragile, multilateralism is under fire precisely when we need it most.
Found on CNN 4 years ago
The conference is closed, that doesn't mean that other initiatives cannot be developed to address the Cyprus problem.
Found on Reuters 6 years ago
A terrorist would be very stupid if instead of coming with a well-prepared false passport( and) taking a plane into Europe through a legal channel, he would have to pay thousands of dollars to smugglers for a boat that can sink, and come into a reception center where he would be finger-printed, and then to start walking through different borders..., to get finally where they( want to be).
Found on Reuters 7 years ago
This is a defining moment for the European Union, and it now has no other choice but to mobilize full force around this crisis. The only way to solve this problem is for the Union and all member states to implement a common strategy, based on responsibility, solidarity and trust.
Found on Reuters 8 years ago
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