Stockholm Environment Institute Says World Is at a ‘Boiling Point’ as Climate Crisis and War Rage

By Curated Content - May 30, 2022

“The natural systems that support life on Earth have been breached, and the human systems remain plagued by inequalities.”

The confluence of war in Europe, a worsening hunger crisis, an ongoing pandemic, skyrocketing inequality, and unabated global warming has pushed the world to a “boiling point” that is threatening billions of lives and livelihoods worldwide.

That urgent warning was issued Wednesday by the research director of the Stockholm Environment Institute (SEI), which along with the Council on Energy, Environment, and Water (CEEW) published a detailed new report charting humanity’s difficult—but, with sufficient political will, attainable—path away from present emergencies and toward a just and livable future. More from…