Alan Journet, Eugene Register Guard, September 18, 2021
“Code red for humanity.”
Thus, U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres introduced the latest Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change report. If global warming continues, our natural systems, along with our agriculture, forestry and fisheries, will be severely compromised, if not devastated. Rural Oregonians know how drought and decreased snowpack are extending our wildfire seasons and stimulating greater devastation. Unless we slow down global warming, this trend will continue.