More than 120 journalists are still being held in Turkey's jails, a global press watchdog says, even after the country lifted a state of emergency imposed after a failed coup in 2016
This is a MASSIVE story. Is our media even capable of framing it as the urgent unprecedented emergency it is? Or are they making too much from car and gas advertising? Trump administration sees a 7-degree rise in global temperatures by 2100
As many as 22 million people—double the populations of New York City and Chicago combined—could be displaced by global warming this year. When we say that climate change is an emergency, this is what @Ocasi @repblumenauero2018, and I are talking about.
The government has known for years that floods are the direct result of global warming, yet it has failed to tackle the causes or prepare for the impact of the climate emergency. Thank you to the emergency services and RAF who have worked to protect people in Whaley Bridge.
Today I introduced legislation with @Ocasio20 @repblumenauer18 and to declare climate change as a national emergency. And not only is it that—it is a GLOBAL emergency. And we have less than 12 years to take real action. We must have the courage to stand up to the fossil fuel industry.
Since 1970, humanity has wiped out 60% of animal life on earth. 🌍 This is a planetary emergency. ⚠️ It's time for a global treaty for nature - and a new world-leading Environment Act here in the UK. 💚
Here’s a real national (and global) emergency: Greenhouse gas emissions have started increasing again. We need to urgently step up efforts to solve the climate crisis while there’s still time.
#ZikaVirus declared a global emergency by World Health Organization