Think tank says climate change could end civilization by 2050Christian Fernsby ▼ |
World The analysis says climate change is “a near- to mid-term existential threat”
A new report by the Breakthrough National Centre for Climate Restoration, a climate think tank based in Melbourne, Australia, says that human civilization is at risk of collapsing by 2050 due to climate change.
The analysis says climate change is “a near- to mid-term existential threat to human civilization” and could possibly end the world as we know it in the coming decades.
The report also cautions that “planetary and human systems [are] reaching a ‘point of no return’ by mid-century, in which the prospect of a largely uninhabitable Earth leads to the breakdown of nations and the international order.”
The reports also adds that the only way to avoid these results would be “akin in scale to the World War II emergency mobilization” to restore the world to a safe climate. ■
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