A code red for humanity. Deafening alarm bells we cannot afford to ignore. Overwhelming evidence that the planet is in peril.
These are some of the ways a devastating 3 000-page report on the state of the Earth is being described – and if anyone out there is still sceptical that climate change is real, this should dispel all doubt.
The report, released by the United Nations’ Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), details the science,risks and social and economic effects of global warming. And none of it looks good.