UN report on climate change warns of an ‘avalanche of disasters’.
The United Nations says time is running out to beat climate change.
Extreme weather events will only get worse unless the world takes action now to secure a livable future.
Over the past 10 years, the number of deaths from drought, floods and storms in vulnerable regions has increased 15 times.
All this is because major oil companies are making record profits.
So why are governments still subsidizing fossil fuels by billions of dollars?
And why is the developed world failing to help poorer countries deal with global warming?
Presenter: Nick Clark
Saleemul Huq – Director of the International Center for Climate Change and Development
Doug Parr – Chief Scientist, Greenpeace UK
Maurice Onyango – Regional Chief of Disaster Risk Management, Plan International