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Humanity have fought “waging a senseless and suicidal war on nature” warning the UN that making the Earth increasingly uninhabitable.
Humanity is waging a ‘senseless and suicidal’ war against nature, causing human pain and huge economic losses while speeding up the destruction of life on earth, said UN Secretary-General António Guterres.
“The planet is broken,” the U.N. asserted in a report called Making Peace With Nature,”through climate change, biodiversity loss and pollution”
This includes devolution of £3.5 trillion worth of subsidies from fossil fuels, mining and farming to low-carbon equivalents, and the attempt to restore nature.
To make peace with nature, we must change what governments tax, how nations appraise economic performance, how electricity is produced, how humans move, fish and farming, and what they eat.
The UN has asked governments to take ambitious measures to save nature when it convenes a climate conference in Glasgow in November.
Each year up to 400 million tons of heavy metal, toxic mud, and other industrial waste end up in global waters.