The climate crisis is not longer theory: it’s here and now, and it’s in Israel too. Climate change is bringing real challenges to our personal, economic and food security. Forecasts for the future predict a consistent downward trend of up to 25% in the annual rainfall in Israel, increases in extreme weather events, and a dramatic reduction in the number of rainy days per year by the end of the 21st century. This decline will have a broad impact on the Israeli water economy, ecosystems, streams and aquifers, agriculture and the regional geopolitical situation.
The government approved the latest version of the Climate Bill in a meeting last week of the Ministerial Committee on Legislation. The next step is