The Arctic
Rapid summer snow & sea ice meltdown
​- global warming amplifying
​ feedbacks triggered

State of the climate
​​greenhouse gases
​ at record high
​ & unprecedented
​rate of​ increase.
Global warming at
​record high​ and
​10X the rate of
​ the past 65 M years

Food security
​All regions now vulnerable
with declining yields
​ projected sooner 
Already climate change
​ is affecting yields
​- mostly negative ​​

The oceans
Record ​rate of 
warming + acidification​​
Committed Global Climate Change Planetary Emergency

 The Health and Human Rights Approach to Climate Change
Climate change is set to inflict “severe, widespread, and irreversible impacts” on people and the natural world unless carbon emissions are cut sharply and rapidly. IPCC at Lima Pre-Cop20 2014
 June 2015 the G7 commit to the IPCC AR5 most stringent mitigation limit, by a 70% reduction of emissions by 2050 (compared to 2010) and de-carbonization over the course this century.

IPCC 2014 AR5 best case RCP2.6
and CAN Int.emissions​ 
Emissions target of zero carbon,

End fossil fuel energy era  by 2050, resulting in a world economy run 100% by clean renewable energy. ​​

Under 1.5C ​​​limit to global warming by 2100 

CAN Int. 2014​​

G7 June 2015 emissions commitment 
The climate emergency is recognized and at last we have emergency responses

22.6.2015 Reuters Climate change health risk is a "medical emergency", experts warn​
​Record melting 
& record Spring 2015