Saturday 18 August 2018

Climate world war started

'The countries of western Europe have already taken upon themselves some necessary measures to reduce their carbon footprint and greenhouse gas emissions in order to lessen the damage that could happen to them and the rest of the human race' (stock picture)
'The countries of western Europe have already taken upon themselves some necessary measures to reduce their carbon footprint and greenhouse gas emissions in order to lessen the damage that could happen to them and the rest of the human race' (stock picture)
Letters to the Editor

Letters to the Editor

Sir - A study called 'Trajectories of the Earth system in the Anthropocene', published in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, warns a hothouse Earth may, in coming decades and future centuries, threaten the "habitability of the planet for humans".

It goes on to describe how thawing permafrost that releases methane gas, along with melting polar ice-caps, "can act like a row of dominoes" to harm life on our planet.

I believe this dangerous situation predicted to be ahead of us could be likened to a world war which, very probably, may have already started. It is a world war between the peoples of planet earth and the destructive elements of climate change.

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