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Neeshad Shafi, an ecologist facing the emergency in Qatar: "People will soon no longer be able to live here"


Co-founder of the Arab Youth Climate Movement Qatar, Neeshad Shafi is one of the most influential environmental activists in

Under the dual effect of its small population and its production of LNG (liquefied natural gas), Qatar shattered the record for greenhouse gas emissions per capita.

But the small emirate is above all one of the five countries in the world most subject to global warming, according to the UN: the peninsula juts out into the waters of the Persian Gulf, which are warming up rapidly, and are suffering the brunt of the effects of marine evaporation.

According to a study published in the American journal Nature Climate Change, most cities in the region (Doha, Abu Dhabi, Dubai) could become uninhabitable by 2100.

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Source: leparis

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