Published on Thursday, October 31, 2019

Environmental Sustainability and Wellbeing

Social awareness is increasing on the subject of environmental sustainability and its effects. This is a long-running trend that has gradually gained traction in public opinion.

Key points

  • Key points:
  • Millions of young people around the world joined climate change protests in September, with their demands even reaching the United Nations General Assembly.
  • According to the latest estimates by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, if the current emissions rate is maintained, temperatures are expected to increase by almost 4ºC by 2100 compared to the average between 1986 and 2005.
  • More recent studies indicate that this 4ºC increase would incur a drop in per capita income of between 4.4% and 10% in the long term.

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