/ 31 October 2023

UN: Melting glaciers, heat, space debris among tipping points of risk

Glaciers in a third of all World Heritage sites, including Africa’s last remaining glaciers, are “condemned to disappear by 2050”. (AFP)
Extinctions, depleted groundwater and an uninsurable future are the others, and together they create instability with potentially catastrophic effects

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