Only Global Democracy Can Beat The Climate Crisis

A simple chart from BBC via Climate Action Tracker that shows why Net Zero by 2050 is functional climate surrender.
IPCC 6 Baseline scenarios — more or less, 2 degrees Celsius of warming this century is almost inevitable barring new technology. That’s double the amount over the past 200 years that is already causing catastrophes across the globe.
  • Individual actions are good, but inadequate, because we are all too immersed in deeply broken systems that demand carbon
  • Governments around the world are not democratic enough to make voluntary carbon cuts fast enough to slow the climate crisis
  • International conflicts and geopolitical competition will subvert rapid climate action because fossil fuels remain a vital strategic asset

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Andrew Tanner

Andrew Tanner

Rogue systems analyst, bestselling author. Pro-science anti-authority post-partisan rural cat fanatic, pronoun agnostic, married. West Coast = only coast :)