“US ACADEMIC and activist Noam Chomsky is among 100 eminent people to sign a global call to arms on climate change.
“The open letter published today, written by representatives of Extinction Rebellion (XR), calls on concerned global citizens to “rise up and organise” against the “current complacency” over ecological and climate emergency.
“About 50 British academics, politicians and campaigners have signed the letter along with figures from the US, Australia, Benin, France, New Zealand, Ghana and other countries.
“It states that international political organisations and national governments must prioritise the climate-emergency issue immediately and urgently draw up “comprehensive policies” to address it.
“The letter calls for conventionally privileged nations to voluntarily fund environmental protection policies in impoverished nations, action to avoid risk of hunger through investment in extreme-weather-resistant food production, an urgent summit on saving the Arctic icecap and more.”
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