United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change
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Jessica Andriani

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  • Committee: United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC)
  • Topic: The Impact of Climate Change on Vulnerable Nations
  • Country: United States of America
  • Name: Jessica Andriani

“when our children’s children look us in the eye and ask if we did all we could to leave them a safer, more stable world, with new sources of energy, I want us to be able to say yes, we did.” (Barack Obama, 2014)

The Industrial Revolution marked the incipience of climate change that gets worsen within each year passed. As for now, according to NASA, the level of carbon dioxide in the air are 403.28 parts per million which is its highest level in 650,000 years and global average sea level has risen nearly 178 mm over the past 100 with the rise of 3.4 mm each year. Furthermore, this can cause water stress and natural disasters, reduce crop yields in tropical areas leading to risk of hunger, spread climate sensitive diseases, increase risk of extinction of 20-30%, while also impacting on social-economic sectors.

United States of America experiences the dreadful impacts of climate change as wildfires, hurricanes, droughts, and floods are happening more intensively in our land. We realize that many nations may experience worse than we are...

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