Glaciologist Wang Shijin walks across the Baishui Glacier No. 1 on Jade Dragon Snow Mountain in the southern province of Yunnan in China, in September. Scientists say it is one of the fastest-melting glaciers in the world due to climate change and its relative proximity to the equator. It has lost 60 per cent of its mass and shrunk 250 metres since 1982. Photo: AP

Climate crisis calls for urgent global action to prevent species extinction, food scarcity and weather disruption

  • Privileged nations must fund comprehensive environment-protection policies in impoverished nations and concerned global citizens should organise against the current complacency on climate change
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Glaciologist Wang Shijin walks across the Baishui Glacier No. 1 on Jade Dragon Snow Mountain in the southern province of Yunnan in China, in September. Scientists say it is one of the fastest-melting glaciers in the world due to climate change and its relative proximity to the equator. It has lost 60 per cent of its mass and shrunk 250 metres since 1982. Photo: AP
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