31 May '11, 10am

It's not too late to stop dangerous climate change - read our latest blog post

Not too late to stop dangerous climate change The report in today's Guardian newspaper that global carbon emissions reached record levels last year hardly made for a cheerful bank holiday. I heard the news from my boss Andy Atkins who called me as I was trying to keep track of my two small children at a playground in York. Does this news mean we should now give up on avoiding dangerous climate change, as implied in the article by the Chief Economist of the International Energy Agency? I don't think it does. Last December Friends of the Earth published a report into how much carbon emissions can be released between now and 2050 to have a low probabillity (30 per cent) of a global temperature increase of two degrees (the level many politicians have defined as dangerous). By sharing out the emissions equally between nations based upon their populations we found that to reach ...

Full article: http://www.foe.co.uk/blog/twodegrees_31025.html

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