Scientists call for greater action on climate change

The Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf) has joined the global science community in calling on the Commonwealth Heads of Government to use the best available science to guide action on climate change. The call forms part of a Consensus Statement on Climate Change, launched on Monday by 22 national academies and societies of science from around the Commonwealth, ahead of next month’s Commonwealth Summit in the UK. The consensus statement, which represents the views of tens of thousands of …