the United Nations has issued an ominous warning about the effects of human-caused climate change, and they released the information that backs it up…
surely, widespread changes are still needed even after the Paris Agreement was ratified…
extreme heat is more frequent, the ice caps are melting, and sea levels are continuing to rise, all of which will continue to cause horrific natural disasters. If, for whatever reason further proof is required, ask the people of Lytton, B.C. and the people of Western Europe.
it won’t end well, especially as a potential fourth wave (which one epidemiologist says has already begun) will hit youth and/or the unvaccinated the hardest. Delta has already proven to be “spreading 50% faster than Alpha, which was 50% more contagious than the original strain” as per the Yale School of Public Health, and if restrictions are further loosened, the delta-driven fourth wave will be the worst yet.
the purely economic move has already been attempted, and it has seemingly forced Lionel Messi out from the only professional club he has ever known. Either La Liga president Javier Tebas will be forced to create an exemption to keep Messi at Barcelona (which could set a precedent for future attempts by other clubs), or Barcelona president Joan Laporta will lose his job, especially after his election campaign centered around re-signing Messi.
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