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Not without us !

Par Zyad Limam - Publié en novembre 2022

Here we are, all of us on the shores of the Red Sea, in Sharm el-Sheikh, for the 27th Conference of the Parties on Climate Change.The 27th COP, already... (The first one was held in Berlin in 1995.) Despite the disasters that are multiplying, despite the fires, the floods, the droughts, the summers in winter, the confusion of wet and dry seasons, despite the scientific reports that are piling up, we remain paralyzed like a rabbit caught in the headlights of a car running full speed at him…

The profound disturbances of our ecosphere, the global warming of our planet that began with the industrial era, remains the greatest challenge facing humanity. A question of collective survival. A major threat on a quantifiable horizon, not so far away, let's say the end of the century. A tiny second, regarding the history of Earth, which is counted in billions of years. Chaos for our children and grandchildren...

The minimal objective set at the dead of night at the COP 21 (Paris, 2015), a warming of less than 1.5 °C by the end of the century, is already irrelevant. We are looking at a dreadful perspective of 2 °C, probably 2.5...

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