Documents from the Climate & Ecological Emergency Working Group
Climate & Ecological Emergency
The attached document accompanied the final version of the Dorset CAN Response to the Dorset Council's Climate and Ecological Emergency Strategy,
Dorset Climate Action Network and supporters Response to Dorset Council’s Climate & Ecological Emergency Strategy & Action Plan
Introduction and summary
The global community, and the world’s natural systems, face an existential threat, because of global warming, climate change, destruction of natural habitats, extinction of species and gross abuse of natural resources. This threat is caused by human action. It can only be lifted by radical change in human action.