What Is Climate Change?
1. Episode: What is climate change and is it real? Climate Change is the bad news story that isn’t going away From heatwaves to hurricanes, from droughts to floods Extreme weather events are becoming more frequent, putting lives at risk Human activity is causing our climate to change The CO2 emissions from our cars, our industries and our power plants are heating up the planet To prevent further dangerous levels of climate change Countries around the world signed up to the Paris Agreement The Paris Agreement aims to keep global warming below 2 degrees To stop the planet getting warmer, we need to reduce the use of fossil fuels And increase the share of renewable energy, like from wind, solar and low carbon sources Climate action is everyone‘s responsibility: governments, businesses, communities, individuals The actions we can take to reduce our carbon footprint, like investing in green technologies can also reduce costs and create jobs The risks and costs of inaction are too high to ignore. So what are we waiting for? The time to act is now.