United Nation’s climate science panel says it will today Monday unveil its much-anticipated projections for temperature and sea-level rises less than three months before a crucial climate summit in Scotland.
Reports say after two weeks of virtual negotiations, 195 nations approved the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s (IPCC) comprehensive assessment of past and future warming in the form of a “summary for policymakers”.
The text — vetted and approved line by line, word by word — is likely to paint a grim picture of accelerating climate change and dire threats on the horizon.
ELSEWHERE; Wildfires have continued to rip through the Greek island of Evia, prompting residents to flee to safety by sea.
More than 2,000 people have reportedly been evacuated already, with elderly residents carried on to ferries. Greece is experiencing its most severe heatwave in 30 years in which temperatures have spiked to 45 Celsius.