Scientists: Humanity Risks “Untold Suffering” from Climate Change

HeadlineNov 06, 2019
H4 scientists statement dire warning climate crisis bioscience untold suffering

A group of scientists has issued a dire warning: “The climate crisis has arrived and is accelerating faster than most scientists expected. It is more severe than anticipated, threatening natural ecosystems and the fate of humanity.” That’s according to a new statement signed by over 11,000 scientists from over 150 countries, published in the journal BioScience. The scientists warn of “untold suffering” unless the global society undergoes a “major transformation” in order to address the crisis.

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