An appeal to parents of the climate summit

“Our sons and daughters are what we love the most in life. And yet we are leaving them a broken world on the brink of climate chaos and ecological collapse. For us mothers and fathers, to see this is torture.

The disasters associated with climate change that are occurring right now are causing children around the world to lose their lives, health, and future. Tropical cyclones in Africa and Asia, floods, and landslides in parts of Europe and Brazil, and devastating fires worsened by drought in California and Australia are affecting families and communities in every corner of the world. Greenland’s ice sheet is melting at an unprecedented rate, and the state of climate emergency is rapidly becoming normal.