1.5

🇬🇧 On Saturday, December 12th, people from around the world come together to celebrate the fifth anniversary of the Paris Agreement. But there is no reason for celebration. Every single government fails to contribute to a 1.5 degree pathway. ​

​We are already witnessing the consequences of this failure: more and more tragedies and injustices are taking place across the world, ranging from more intense and frequent extreme precipitation events to wildfires and food insecurity. The climate crisis is rampaging here and now. If the world leaders keep failing us, the climate crisis will become uncontrollable resulting in the degradation not only of our natural resources but also of human life. We cannot allow that to happen.​

So we will have to stand together and protest.

What Is Paris Agreement?

The Paris Agreement is a landmark environmental accord that was adopted by nearly every nation in 2015 to address climate change and its negative impacts, specifically striving to limit the global temperature increase to 1.5 degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels.

However, it imposes no new legal obligations on individual countries and contains no enforcement mechanisms, but instead establishes a framework for international negotiations of future agreements, or protocols, to set binding emissions targets. Participating countries meet annually at a Conference of the Parties (COP) to assess their progress and continue talks on how to best tackle climate change. ​

The Paris Agreement was an essential step towards initiating mass climate action — but it was just the beginning and governments must now be help accountable to act on those targets!​

We need a Global Climate Uprising that will challenge the power of entrenched politics and industries to enable a just transition towards an economic system that respects the natural boundaries of the earth and puts social interests before profit of the rich. ​

In the time leading up to December 12th, we call all children, parents, employees, employers, activists, NGOs — all that have understood the urge to act — to stand against the deterioration of our planet and the violation of our right of a secure future. We are already acting/in action.

-Fridays For Future

Take action before it is too late. Strike with Fridays For Future.

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