Warnings ignored or opportunities seized? Visions of life in 2030 - News Summed Up

Warnings ignored or opportunities seized? Visions of life in 2030


In New Zealand, life in 2030 will look different, CHARLIE MITCHELL writes. If these climate migrants hoped to find a country on the forefront of battling climate change, they were mistaken. The suppressed carbon price hampered both the uptake of tree planting and the expansion of renewable energy. The now well-established science of climate attribution showed the drought was 30 per cent worse due to climate change. Throughout the decade, major investors – including sovereign wealth funds, banks, and pension funds – were successfully pressured into divesting from fossil fuels.


Source: Stuff March 24, 2020 15:56 UTC



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