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Meltdown Now labeled As a Planetary Emergency
Nobel laureate Al Gore attends the World Economic Forum in Davos. Gore has warned that climate change is occurring far faster than even the worst predictions of the UN's Nobel Prize-winning scientific panel on climate change foresaw. (AFP/Fabrice Coffrini)DAVOS,
Switzerland (AFP) - is occurring far faster than even the worst predictions of the UN's -winning scientific panel on climate change foresaw, warned Thursday.
New evidence shows "theis significantly worse and unfolding more rapidly than those on the pessimistic side of the IPCC projections had warned us," the former US vice president and climate campaigner told delegates at the annual in .
There are now forecasts that themay disappear entirely during summer months in as little as five years, Gore said.
"This is a planetary emergency. There has never been anything remotely like it in the entire history of human civilisation. We are putting at risk all of human civilisation," he added.