On the 25th of October 1990, Kazakhstan declared its sovereignty and Nursultan Nazarbayev was elected by the Supreme Soviet as the first president. Low wages of the oil workers in 2011 started a protest wave, which was followed in 2021 by rising food and energy prices.
In the Paris Agreement in 2015, countries committed to limit temperature rises to “well below” 2C and pursue efforts to limit them to 1.5C to avoid the most dangerous storms, droughts, crop failures, floods and disease.
Scientists have warned keeping temperature rises to 1.5C requires global emissions to be cut by 45% by 2030, and to zero overall by mid-century.
Our fragile planet is still hanging by a thread. We are still knocking on the door of climate catastrophe whilst so many countries again proved that their economic interests are more important than the saving of the planet.
A big step is made by at least 23 countries that have made new commitments to phase out coal power, including five of the world’s top 20 coal power-using countries?
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Link to automatically e-mail your representatives: https://www.climaterealityproject.org/act/buildbackbetter As seen on Instagram @Environmentalist_Mama The climate crisis is too big to tackle alone. We need our governments to act. Right now, there’s legislation in the US Congress that could allow the US to meet the commitments of the Paris Agreement.…