UN: Environment is Deadly, Worsening Mess, But Not Hopeless

The sixth Global Environment Outlook, released at a U.N. conference in Kenya, painted a dire picture of a planet where environmental problems interact with each other to make things even more dangerous for people.

  • Published 13 March 2019

WASHINGTON (AP) — Earth is sick with multiple and worsening environmental ills killing millions of people yearly, a new U.N. report says. Climate change, a global major extinction of animals and plants, a human population soaring toward 10 billion, degraded land, polluted air, and plastics, pesticides and hormone-changing chemicals in the water are making the planet an increasing unhealthy place for people, says the scientific report issued once every few years. But it may not… Read at AP News