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.
Global warming at
​record high​ and
​10X the rate of
​ the past 65 M years

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 Climate Change
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
 June 2015 the G7 proposed the IPCC AR5 most stringent mitigation scenario​
IPCC 2014 AR5 best case RCP2.6
and CAN Int.emissions​ 
Emissions target of zero carbon,

End fossil fuel energy era  by 2050, resulting in a world economy run 100% by clean renewable energy. ​​

Under 1.5C ​​​limit to global warming by 2100 

CAN Int. 2014​​

G7 June 2015 emissions proposal

22.6.2015 ReutersClimate change health risk is a "medical emergency", experts warn​
​Record melting 
& record Spring 2015
Paris Tracker
​up to date UN pledges

Climate Action Tracker
Pledges mean  ​3.2-3.8C by2100
​which is 4-5C by 2200. ​ ​
How to stop climate change & ocean acidification in one simple step

Stop fossil fuel subsidies- World $5.3 Trillion, US China $2.3 Trilion
5 Aug 2015 Rolling Stone The Point of No Return: Climate Change Nightmares Are Already Here
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                          The climate emergency is recognized
“Climate change represents an urgent and potentially irreversible threat
​to human societies and the planet and thus requires to be urgently
​addressed by all Parties.” (Negotiating Text, UNFCCC , ADP 2-8, 2015)
James Hansen ​10 Sept 2015
5 Oct 2015 UNFCCC Co-chairs release cut back watered down text for Paris
​The coming tragedy of Paris