‘Window of Opportunity’ to Curb Climate Change Quickly Closing: Report | Common Dreams

6 Nov

The likelihood of limiting the world\’s overall temperature to a 2 degree Celsius rise and avoiding the worst affects of climate change has become \”ever more elusive\” and will not be possible without immediate and drastic measures on a global scale, a new report by the United Nations Environmental Program warned Tuesday.

via ‘Window of Opportunity’ to Curb Climate Change Quickly Closing: Report | Common Dreams.

 

We need to get off fossil fuels NOW!

  • All electrical power should be generated by wind, solar, geothermal, and hyropower.  Unfortunately, we will have to use nuclear to provide base load electricity until we can become more efficient.  There are many safer designs out there than current (that means 30-40 yr old) plants
  • We need to stop overproducing read meat.  Cattle cause more GH gas than the transportation industry
  • We need robust mass public transit and more telecommuting.
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