Paris Has to End with a Firm Decision

The global average surface temperature in 2015 is likely to be the warmest on record and to reach the symbolic and significant milestone of 1° Celsius above the pre-industrial era, according to the World Meteorological Organization (WMO). The warning comes ahead of landmark climate talks in Paris taking place now, when world leaders are expected to agree on measures to stop temperatures rising beyond key measures.

The World Meteorological Organization (WMO) says “this is all bad news for the planet” but I believe now we have in front of us is an unprecedented opportunity, and historical chance to make the paradigm shift that humanity desperately needs. The Paris Climate Conference (COP21) presents us this wonderful opportunity to define our future.

At present, the future of human civilization is at stake because of the senseless slaughter of the environment and natural resources. It is time that we realize the toll the so-called prosperity is taking on the ecology and the climate. We must understand the ominous consequences our unlimited greed and faulty economic practices are having on the planet’s future, and what legacy would we leave for our children and future generations if we continue the so-called “prosperity” at the current pace? Do we want our children born today to live to see humanity’s end? We must not forget that, the present generation is blessed with a unique opportunity and as well as moral responsibility to save the world. It is now obligatory for us to save the planet from the mounting environmental threat. World leaders converging in Paris for the landmark climate talks must not risk being the villains in the eyes of our future generation.

The paradigm shift that we are needing is a radical change that requires us to move away from the excessive and selfish lifestyle we have been led —> Read More