Global Warming in Round Numbers--Toward a Zero-Carbon Economy

by Michael A. Tabor

East-West Wire

Publisher: Honolulu, HI: East-West Center
Publication Date: 11 March 2019
Binding: electronic
Pages: 2
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Evidence of rising global temperatures is overwhelming. Likewise, the evidence is clear that people are causing most of this rise through their use of fossil fuels. Yet people are not behaving as if they feel threatened by the crisis that climate models predict. Two important arguments can cut through this confusion—first, that global warming is real and humans are causing it, mainly through carbon emissions, and second, that we can achieve a carbon-neutral economy without giving up the lifestyle we enjoy.