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In the current mood – time for international co-operation and prompt action to stall global heating

FT 23rd March 2020 , None of the fundamentals have changed: emissions will fall a little this year in line with energy consumption but the shift is not permanent. Nick  Butler says there will be a time, and a need, to recapture the world’s attention. We should do this – he says – by focusing on two areas that link action on climate with the current mood.
The need for international co-operation and making goals far more immediate and tangible. “It is time to move on from proclamations of extinction and vague promises to do something by 2050. Over the coming weeks we should turn our idle, if wellwashed, hands to producing a practical, pragmatic plan to reduce emissions over the next decade.”

March 24, 2020 - Posted by | general

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