Video

'Climate Apartheid' Looms, Warns UN Expert

'Climate Apartheid' Looms, Warns UN Expert
'Climate Apartheid' Looms, Warns UN Expert UN expert Philip Alston warns a "climate apartheid" could be on the horizon. He imagines a scenario where the rich can pay to escape from hunger "while the rest of the world is left to suffer." "Millions will be impoverished" even if current carbon-reduction quotas are met. Rising temperatures may cause a widespread food shortage. Developing nations are projected to suffer 75% of the adverse effects of climate change. "Those who have contributed the least to emissions...will be the most harmed," said Alston. Philip Alston to UN Human Rights Council

Últimas notícias