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A Sustainable Vision for the Future

The central consequence of man-made climate change: the earth is getting warmer and warmer. As a result, among other things, significantly more droughts and floods are expected.

On the occasion of the 27th World Climate Conference (COP27) held in Sharm-el-Sheikh, Egypt, from November 6 to 18, 2022, 197 nations, representatives of civil society and other institutions discussed the current status of the Paris Climate Agreement. At the climate summit, the Global Carbon Project science consortium published a forecast, according to which the global community has only 9 years left to achieve the 1.5-degree target if emissions continue to develop as they will in 2022.

The global community has agreed to reduce emissions of greenhouse gases such as methane and carbon dioxide to limit warming. This is because global temperatures are rising relative to the long-term average: CO2 from fossil sources is one of the main drivers of the man-made climate crisis. With...

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