Perlu Campur Tangan Tokoh Lintas Agama dalam Perubahan Iklim

Disasterchannel.co – Perubahan iklim memang memberikan dampak besar pada semua sektor kehidupan, sehingga ini dapat mempengaruhi keberlanjutan makhluk hidup di muka bumi ini. Meningkatnya konsentrasi gas rumah kaca (CO2, CH4, CFC, HFC, N2O), terutama peningkatan konsentrasi CO2 di atmosfir, menyebabkan terjadinya global warming (peningkatan suhu udara secara global) yang memicu terjadinya global climate change (perubahan iklim secara global).
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As Papua New Guinea Faces Worsening Drought, a Past Disaster Could Save Lives

For more than one million people across rural Papua New Guinea, 1997 was a year that will never be forgotten. Drought and frost caused hundreds of deaths: in some very remote communities, the death rate climbed to seven in 100 people. Crops failed; schools, jails and major mines were forced to close as water supplies ran dry; and there were outbreaks of diseases including diarrhoea, malaria and typhoid.
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