Posted by: Sandy Steinman | December 20, 2021

Climate change report: Earth has 11 years to avoid the worst scenarios

NPR Reports

The current rate of greenhouse gas pollution is so high that Earth has about 11 years to rein in emissions if countries want to avoid the worst damage from climate change in the future, a new study concludes.

Despite dipping in 2020 because of the global pandemic, greenhouse gas emissions are on track to return to pre-pandemic levels, according to the annual Global Carbon Budget report.

Read more at Climate change report: Earth has 11 years to avoid the worst scenarios : NPR


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  1. […] Climate change report: Earth has 11 years to avoid the worst scenarios — Natural History Wandering… […]

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  2. It is very dimple. We are not willing to change our lifestyles to reduce emissions. That means we will only change as forced to by lack of fossil fuels. That is not a good prospect. Some parts of the world population will suffer more than others. Expect world population levels to drip to pre industrial revolution numbers as supplies run out.

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