The Energy Transition is critical for our planet’s future. According to the United Nations, the world is likely to exceed 1.5°C of warming above pre-industrial levels within 20 years, even in a best-case scenario of deep cuts in greenhouse gas emissions.
This will inevitably lead to even more frequent and extreme weather events such as floods and heatwaves, which will in turn exacerbate global poverty and inequality.
However, while some changes, including a rise in sea levels, may now be irreversible, there is much we can still do to alleviate the worst impacts of climate change. Core to this is reducing our economies’ dependence on fossil fuels and implementing net-zero strategies - ensuring we are removing as much carbon from the atmosphere as we are emitting – as early as we can.
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