Given the overwhelming task, there may be severe temptation to tackle it one sector after another, but there’s not enough time: Experts

What does this decisive objective of the Paris Accord mean for our economies and on a daily basis?

So what’s needed to change?

“All,” says Henri Waisman, an emissions-minimizing expert at the French think tank IDDRI, and the lead author of the 2018 UN Climate Report, which suggests ways to move toward a 1.5-degree world for the first time.

Faced with that overwhelming task, it might be tempting to tackle the issue in one sector after another.

“If we want to get to levels consistent with the 1.5 deg C pathway, we have to do everything at the same time, and right away,”Anne Olhoff

“If we want to get to levels consistent with the 1.5 deg C pathway, we have to do everything at the same time, and right away,” Dr Anne Olhoff, a researcher at the Technical University of Denmark and author of the United Nations “annual” Emission Gap “report that shows how quickly – or even too fast – we have achieved that target.

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