ALL RECENT WORLD CRISES COULD BE CONNECTED TO THE SAME CAUSES

United Nations outlined possible causes to the major crises humanity has experienced and the connection that could exist between deforestation, extreme weather, natural disasters, and the pandemic. The major causes at the root of these global issues were determined as climate change, economic rules, and nationalism.

If progress to resolve or improve these structural problems is made, the destruction described by headlines worldwide today would likewise decrease.

Is the undertaking of such major issues possible? What is the next step to solve and address these challenges?

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CLIMATE CHANGE + POVERTY

JUST BECAUSE YOU DON’T SEE IT, DOESN’T MEAN IT DOESN’T EXIST!

Low-income neighborhoods and countries are struggling to recover from extreme weather. While richer countries can afford solutions for relief and prevention, people living in low-income countries endure the hazardous environment and risk losing food, housing, and their future income.

Is the current destruction of economies worldwide enough to make wealthy countries take action? Will current energy consumption and hazardous gas production remain unchanged and unregulated until climate change starts to decrease profit?

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