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Climate report is ‘code red for humanity’

Is hope still realistic? A major report on climate change published yesterday contains a terrifying warning – but insists that all is not yet lost if governments act now. The inhabitants of Evia could hardly believe it was happening. Under a red sky, wearing masks to protect them from the smoke, they headed for the coast of the Greek island to be evacuated. Elderly people had to be carried onto the ferries. Behind them fires had destroyed thousands of hectares of land along with houses and offices. “It’s like a scene from an apocalypticReferring to the end of the world, or the collapse of civilisation. movie,” said one tourist.

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