350.org comments on 2016 declared hottest year on record
In response to the World Meteorological Organization confirming that 2016 has been the hottest year on record, 350.org Europe Team Leader Nicolò Wojewoda issued the following statement: “Climate change is striking harder and faster than many scientists predicted. The tumbling temperature records already shatter lives, livelihoods and ecosystems across the planet. It’s the most vulnerable communities who have contributed least to the problem that are hit hardest. Yet, events such as the severe flooding that submerged Paris last summer show that people in Europe are far from immune to the impacts of climate change. ….