Author: Christi Byers

Christi Byers

With over a decade in journalism, Christi Byers is our seasoned Senior Editor at Voluntary News. Her passion for delivering factual and compelling stories drives her commitment to journalistic integrity. Christi's expertise lies in bringing diverse perspectives to the forefront, ensuring a balanced and insightful editorial approach.

As the 28th United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP 28) unfolds in Dubai, the world’s attention remains fixed on the pressing need to confront climate change. With Earth hurtling toward a predicted 2.7°Celsius (4.9 degrees Fahrenheit) temperature surge by 2100, the stakes have never been higher. This monumental shift comes 35 years after NASA scientist James Hansen forewarned the United States Congress about the ominous specter of climate change. The Paris Agreement, a beacon of global cooperation inked in 2015 by 196 nations, aimed to cap the rise in global temperatures below 2°C (3.6°F) above pre-industrial levels, ideally keeping it…

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