Richest Countries Failing to Combat Climate Change says the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) reports Paul Brown at Climate Central. The world’s richest countries have made some progress since the 1990s in limiting environmental damage but not enough to prevent catastrophic climate change, says the OECD.Scientists say that carbon dioxide emissions must start going down in the next decade to prevent global temperatures reaching dangerous levels. But the OECD predicts that levels of carbon dioxide will continue to rise and by 2050 will be 50 percent higher than today.
Join the swelling numbers of voters TELLING Congress they’ll vote for Clean Energy candidates here: http://signon.org/sign/we-are-the-clean-99?source=c.em.cp&r_by=487176 . This is an ongoing campaign (the next Congressional election is this year!) so please, spread the word. It’s our way of telling Congress that a strong clean energy voting bloc is out there. This is how YOU can make a difference.
For more on Climate Change, check out my weekly column at the HuffingtonPost, Climate Change This Week : http://www.huffingtonpost.com/author/index.php?author=mary-ellen-harte
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