The Arctic
Rapid summer snow & sea ice meltdown
​- global warming amplifying
​ feedbacks triggered

State of the climate
All recorded causes & effects
​of GHG pollution
​are acclerating.
​​greenhouse gases
​ at record high
​ & unprecedented
​rate of​ increase.

Food security
​All regions now vulnerable
with declining yields
​ projected sooner 
Already climate change
​ is affecting yields
​- mostly negative ​​

The oceans
Record ​rate of 
warming + acidification​​
also deoxygenation ​
Phytoplankton algae in decline​
Committed Global Climate Change Planetary Emergency

 The Health and Human Rights Approach to Greenhouse Gas Pollution
Climate change is set to inflict “severe, widespread, and irreversible impacts”
​on people and the natural world unless carbon emissions ​are cut

​sharply and rapidly.

IPCC at Lima, pre-COP20 (2014)​​
IPCC 2014 AR5 best-case
​(RCP2.6( scenario
CAN International 2014

​​Emissions target
of zero carbon

End fossil fuel energy era by 2050, resulting in a world economy run 100% by clean renewable energy ​​
Limit global warming to under 1.5ºC ​​​limit
by 2100
Phase out fossil fuel subsidies​ 

22.6.2015 ReutersClimate change health risk is a "medical emergency", experts warn​
​Record melting 
Site maintained by Peter Carter
​​5 Jan 2015 Current pace of environmental climate ​change is unprecedented in Earth's history

US President Obamano challenge poses a greater threat to our children, our planet, and future generations than climate change'.
Climate change mitigation and adaptation failure is the top global risk
​World Economic Forum’s Global Risks (to business) Report 14  January 2016

25 Jan 2016 Mankind is likely on a path toward  possible extinction, Elizabeth Kolbert
September 2015 The Emergency Climate Movement

The Climate Mobilization ​​

​up-to-date UN pledges

Climate Action Tracker:
Pledges will lead to ​
​3.2-3.8ºC by 2100, 
​which is 4-5ºC by 2200

June 2014 Climate Action Network International:
CAN emergency response position paper​

Campaign Against Climate Change (CACC) UK: Climate ​Emergency

​​​ ​ ​​​
4 Mar 2016 'We Have a Global Emergency” Parts of the World... Uninhabitable by 2100
VIDEO 2015 What people
​get wrong
​about climate change

​21 Mar 2016 WMO
'  Alarming' 'unprecedented' State of the Climate in 2015
​Dr Perkins-Kirkpatrick said the WMO statistics revealed an emergency.
​15 Mar 2016
Climate emergency warning on ‘shock’ global temperatures (expert): 
10 March 2016Atmospheric CO2 climate emergency:​ record high & dramatic highest annual increase from NOAA

15 April 2016   Fossil fuels could be phased out worldwide in a decade
20 April 2016  Legal Petition Pushes President Obama to Declare Climate Emergency
27 April 2016 OCEANS It May Soon Be Too Late to Save the Seas
June 2016 Guardian: Shattered records show climate change is an emergency today, scientists warn

March 2016 Nature: Risk of multiple tipping points should be triggering urgent action on climate change

December 2015 Ocean phytoplankton PLANETARY CATASTROPHE — Warming could stop oxygen generation

IPCC 2014 5th Assessment Report (AR5):​​​​ "No one will be untouched by climate change"

June 2015: The G7 proposed the IPCC's (AR5) most stringent mitigation scenario​​​

How to stop climate change & ocean acidification in one simple step:
Stop fossil fuel subsidies​ — $5.3 trillion globally, $2.3 trillion​​ in US and China

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NASA July News Release
 The 1st half of 2016 is a big record 1.3ºC global temperature increase 
Click on image
​to enlarge
(We do not support
​planetary geoengineered
​ cooling) 
Oxford 1.5ºC Conference presentation page with poster
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There is no capacity today or proven method of CO2 removal at any scale - though this is now unavoidable.​ The working prototype of the best and safest method is mechanical air removal with chemical conversion to solid carbonate. Rapid REPLACEMENT of all world fossil fuel energy by clean, zero-carbon energy must and can start immediately.
IEA COP22: Energy, Climate Change &
​ Environment: 2016 Insights
WMO COP22 Nov 2016 Climate Statement 

The world and national economies ​plan to increase fossil fuel CO2 emissions
​30% by 2030​
(INDC's IEA Nov 2016). 
​​Nov 2017 ​Fossil fuel CO2 emissions are rising again  ​(Global Carbon project)
Nov 2017 UNEP
World at 3.2C catastrophe by 2100 ​from national ​​emissions targets UNEP GAP Report
Oct 2017 Lancet ​Climate change major threat to human survival 

Oct 2017 GHGs surge  Unprecedented rate of ​atmospheric CO2 increase   

WMO GHG Bulletin Oct 2017 Rate of atmospheric CO2 increase without any
​ known precedent

31 Oct 2017 Christiana Figueres
 ​ Climate change ​is a public health emergency
26 Oct 2017Current climate change ​unparalleled  ​over the last 100 million years?
Sept 2017​ Fast Action to Protect People and ​the Planet from Extreme Climate Change

​29 June  ​say we have Three years to safeguard our climate 

Nature Climate Change March 21st  2016  Risk of multiple tipping points ... urgent global action on climate change ... immediate massive effort ... US$116/tCO2 ... carbon emissions stopped by 2050... goal < 1.5ºC  
US temperatures are 10-15 years ahead of global average Article January 11, 2017
Evidence from the top of the atmosphere to the depths of the oceans, ...tells an unambiguous story: the planet is warming, and ..., this warming has been driven primarily by human activity—predominantly the burning of fossil fuels. (US Climate Assessment)
Global Climate Change is an Existential Threat 
and Global Humanitarian Climate Emergency​
Top project 
The Climate Mobilization
​city by city
​emergency response
Job One for Humanity emergency plan
March 2018 WMO Global Climate 2017
Costliest ever for extreme weather ​
15 May 2018 UN Sec. General says climate change is an 'existential threat' to most life on the planet, ​including and especially humankind, UN chief warns global summit, ​and the age of fossil fuels
must be ended.
VIDEO of the historic statement by UN Secretary-General António Guterres 
9 June 2018 We face a global emergency’ over oceans: UN chief sounds the alarm at G7 Summit event. Mr. Guterres noted that commitments are not worth anything “unless we accept that we face a global emergency.”
2015 research Public perceptions of future threats          humanity: about half sense an existential threat .
Atlas of the world situation 
Sept 2017 Mass marine-global extinction if we don't
​decline global carbon emissions by 2020 
Top website
VIDEO Future Earth State of the Planet 2017
Oct 2018 IPCC 1.5C Report
Quick read of the IPCC 1.5C report
Brief 1.5C as IPCC FAQ
IPCC Oct. 2018 1.5C Report 
VIDEO Michael Mann on 1.5C Report 
It's actually worse
13 June 2018 The rate of Antarctic melting X3 past 10 years
Expect 1.5C by 2030, catastrophic 2C by 2050
without immediate (2020) emergency response​
50% drop in global emissions by 2030
86% drop in fossil fuels by 2050​
Nat Geographic Causes & Effects Climate Change
A best short general intro ​
May 2018 Massachusetts Religious leaders, & scientists (over 500)  declare climate change is an emergency
2018 Health leaders​ Call to Action 
​Climate Change is a
​Global Health Emergency
11 Sept 2018 UN Secretary-General Guterres warns "If we do not change course by 2020, we risk missing the point where we can avoid runaway climate change, with disastrous consequences for people and all the natural systems that sustain us.
Nov 2018 Club of Rome Climate Emergency Plan 
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TCM Newsletter of the Climate Emergency Movement
15 Jan 2019 Immediate fossil fuel phaseout
​could arrest climate change study
2019 Earth GHG Emergency data sets 
18 Feb 2019 EU Climate change existential threat will spare no country-world is not moving fast enough to prevent irreversible and catastrophic climate disruption.
2018 CO2 Emissions Worst Case Scenario.
Unprecedented Crime: (my) Book