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Climate warning

Wake-Up Call to G7: Climate Action Can't Wait

Time for a reality check. While your recent commitment to phase out coal power generation by the mid-2030s may seem like progress, it falls short of the urgent action needed to combat the climate crisis. Your silence on phasing out other fossil fuels is deafening. We cannot afford to overlook the devastating impact of continued reliance on oil and gas. Furthermore, the inclusion of a loophole in the coal phase-out program is a glaring sign of complacency. Allowing countries to choose alternative timelines based on their economic interests undermines the urgency of the situation. This loophole leaves room for backtracking, perpetuating the cycle of empty promises that fail to deliver real change. It's time to address why the G7 is dragging its feet on climate action. Is it political indecision? Pressure from vested interests? Whatever the reason, it's clear that incremental steps won't cut it. The stakes are too high, and the window for meaningful action is closing rapidly. Look at Germany's plan to delay its coal exit until 2038, only to reconsider and aim for 2030. This indecision reflects a lack of commitment to prioritize the planet over short-term gains. Similarly, the United States' regulation allowing coal plants to emit significant carbon dioxide until 2032 shows a disregard for the urgency of reducing emissions. It's time for the G7 to step up and lead by example. Climate change is not a distant threat; it's happening now, with devastating consequences for people and the planet. You have the resources, the technology, and the influence to make a difference. But it requires bold action, not empty promises. The world depends on your leadership but is it enough? It's time to close the coal loophole, expand your commitments to include all fossil fuels, and accelerate the transition to a sustainable future. Failure to this, you plunge us into an even deeper hellhole than we already are in. Shape up or shape out.

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  • George Kariuki

    3 w

    G7, we need more than a tepid response! This is a CLIMATE EMERGENCY. Empty promises and political indecision are putting the planet at risk!

    • Elizabeth Gathigia

      3 w

      We don't have time, we need to see actions!

      • We Don't Have Time

        3 w

        Dear Munene Mugambi Your climate warning has received over 50 agrees! We have reached out to G7 by email and requested a response. I will keep you updated on any progress! To reach more people and increase the chance of a response, click the Share button above to share the review on your social accounts. For every new member that joins We Don't Have Time from your network, we will plant a tree and attribute it to you! /Varsa, We Don't Have Time

        • walter lungayi

          3 w

          Addressing the reliance on oil and gas is important to align with the global climate goals and driving a holistic energy transition. Decisive policy changes are required to spur immediate progress. Delay is no longer an option, as the consequences of inaction become increasingly severe and far-reaching

          • Princess

            3 w

            This critique of the G7's climate commitments lacks depth and fails to convey the severity of the situation.

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