Climate change is undoubtedly one of the most pressing issues facing our global community. Though the jury is still out on whether the planet’s warming climate is to blame for recent events like Hurricane Irma or the devastating flooding in South Asia, the scientific community agrees: if we continue on the same path of energy consumption, natural disasters will only become more common.
The United Nations Sustainable Development Goals provide a blueprint for tackling some of the planet’s most pressing problems. Goal number 13 specifically urges nations, organizations, and individuals to “take urgent action to combat climate change and its impacts.” Read more…
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