25 Nov '14, 3pm

Scientist States 6 Steps Global Leaders Must Take to Tackle Climate Change

McKie agrees that global warming must be kept below two degrees centigrade. This is due to the fact that we have seen unprecedented warming in the last two centuries since the industrial revolution and that a two degree warming from today would be the equivalent two century rise within thirty years. This he states would cause “spreading deserts, worsening storms and widespread flooding’ displacing and killing millions . Secondly he states countries must make “real commitments” to address climate change such as power blocks within the EU to set limits on energy use. Thirdly he believes emissions must be monitored. This may sound obvious, but even today many countries simply are not connected enough to realistically monitor energy use nationally and understand the detail for their usage. He suggests an independent commission is the only way to do this.

Full article: http://inhabitat.com/scientist-states-6-steps-global-lead...

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