The awful truth about climate change no one wants to admit
Updated by David Roberts on May 15, 2015
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This article explains in clear terms a very difficult problem – a problem that most people would prefer to ignore. Even many scientists are probably unaware of the physical, economic, and social limitations that will prevent society from staying below 2 degrees Celsius this century.
Global 4C is a new policy that would greatly expand humanity’s potential to collaborate and innovate with the added help of large-scale finance from the world’s foreign exchange currency markets. This is a rational and effective way forward when carbon taxes do not create a self-sustaining socio-economic system. It is this systems perspective that is most important. Global 4C can also be used to manage economic de-growth if this becomes a social and political preference.