Editorial: We all need to be ambitious in our fight against climate change

An unprecedented level of change right across our economy and society is needed to beat the climate crisis

11th April, 2021
Editorial: We all need to be ambitious in our fight against climate change
The fact that this transition is now happening is undeniable, the question is whether we will be able to do enough, fast enough, to beat the clock

Way out in the Pacific ocean, a remote observatory station in Hawaii last week recorded atmospheric carbon dioxide levels surpassing 420 parts per million (ppm) for the first time in recorded history.

Amid the countless and more immediate concerns of the Covid-19 pandemic, this was a reminder that the key metric driving global warming is still headed in the wrong direction.

Finally, world leaders are beginning to face the problem, and our energy and production systems...

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