‘The Future of Earth, 2020’ report was jointly released by the South Asia Future Earth Regional Office, Divecha Centre for Climate Change and the Indian Institute of Science
- The report lists five global risks that have the potential to impact and amplify one another in ways that may cascade to create global systemic crisis.
- The five global risks are: failure of climate change mitigation and adaptation; extreme weather events; major biodiversity loss and ecosystem collapse; food crises; and water crises.
Important Info :
- Future Earth is an international sustainability research network. The report was prepared with the aim of reducing carbon footprint and halting global warming below 2 degree Celsius by 2050.
Source : The Hindu