- Created: Friday, 11 November 2016 16:24
- Written by Susan Rose
Climate talks collapse as thousands die in man-made floods, drought and forest fires
Fight Racism! Fight Imperialism! 158 – December 2000/January 2001
‘It is no longer a question of whether the earth's climate will change but rather when, where and by how much.'
The world is getting warmer and the consequences are already showing. In mid-November, 180 governments met in The Hague, Holland under serious pressure to act. Yet despite the recognition that a severe crisis is imminent, the polluting nations, led by the United states, refused to cut carbon emissions and the talks collapsed. Meanwhile, time is running out for planet earth.