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More than 11,000 scientists issue fresh warning: Earth faces a climate emergency

NBC News, Nov. 5, 2019: A new study identifies six key areas for critical changes, including addressing the planet’s swelling population.

We Sacrificed Our New Car for the Environment, Nov. 9, 2019: We have been looking for ways our family can combat climate change since we read that 11,000 scientists said the planet “clearly and unequivocally faces a climate emergency.”

Scientists Worldwide Declare “Climate Emergency”

Worthy Garden Club, Nov 13, 2019: “We are very proud to have helped fund the research,” said Roger Worthington, President of the Worthy Garden Club, an Earth advocacy non-profit in Bend, Oregon. “Professor Ripple and his colleagues at OSU are leading the charge internationally to educate us that climate change is a serious problem that requires immediate action.”

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More than 11,000 scientists from around the world declare a ‘climate emergency’

The Washington Post, Nov. 5, 2019: Study outlines six major steps that ‘must’ be taken to address the situation.

Climate crisis: 11,000 scientists warn of ‘untold suffering’

The Guardian, Nov. 5, 2019: Statement sets out ‘vital signs’ as indicators of magnitude of the climate emergency

Scientists Declare A Climate Emergency, Warn Of ‘Untold Human Suffering’

HuffPost, Nov 5, 2019: “Scientists have a moral obligation to clearly warn humanity of any catastrophic threat and to ‘tell it like it is,’” says a new report signed by over 11,000 academics.

Scientists Around the World Declare ‘Climate Emergency’, Nov 5, 2019: More than 11,000 signatories to a new research paper argue that we need new ways to measure the impacts of a changing climate on human society.

World scientists declare climate emergency, establish global indicators for effective action

A global coalition of scientists led by William J. Ripple and Christopher Wolf of Oregon State University says “untold human suffering” is unavoidable without deep and lasting shifts in human activities that contribute to greenhouse gas emissions and other factors related to climate change.

Harness microbes for humanity’s future

Leading scientists issue a warning: microorganisms will shape our warming world.

Biodiversity Report Paints a Bleak Picture

Landmark study calls for urgent “transformative changes” to meet goals for conserving and sustainably using nature.