World is failing to make changes needed to avoid climate breakdown, report finds

The Guardian

By Oliver Milman
A coal plant near Luetzerath, Germany. Photograph: Martin Meissner/AP

Every corner of society is failing to take the “transformational change” needed to avert the most disastrous consequences of the climate crisis, with trends either too slow or in some cases even regressing, according to a major new global analysis.

Across 40 different areas spanning the power sector, heavy industry, agriculture, transportation, finance and technology, not one is changing quickly enough to avoid 1.5C in global heating beyond pre-industrial times, a critical target of the Paris climate agreement, according to the new Systems Change Lab report.

Publish : 2021-10-28 13:23:00

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