When a major UN climate conference starts October 31st 2021, you will actually hear a lot of technical terms: Climate Change, CO2 neutral and sustainable development.

“It sounds like you’re talking over people,” said one person about the terminology of a study colleagues and I recently performed at USC Dornsife.

Climate reports are often put at the science stage.

We therefore believe that there is a need to clarify some of the most commonly used terms.

The next text sums it up.

Definition for “transition”: change from one state to another within a period of years by which an individual changes to another state.

Translation: there is no net carbon dioxide released into the air.

This involves lowering both the amount of carbon dioxide which is added to the air and removing carbon dioxide in order to remove carbon dioxide from the air.


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