Last week, some of the world’s leading climate change scientists confirmed that humans are making irreversible changes to our planet. A new analysis, to be released tomorrow by UNICEF, the Children’s Climate Risk Index,willprovide the first comprehensive view of where and how this crisis affects children. The Children’s Climate Risk Index reveals a disturbing global inequity when it comes to the worst effects of climate change. We have less than 100 days until the U.N. Climate Change Conference, also known as COP26, in Glasgow. We are in a crisis of crises. We will not allow the world to look away.
By Greta Thunberg, Adriana Calderón, Farzana Faruk Jhumu and Eric Njuguna. New York Times. August 19, 2021.