Our planet is changing, and the question to ask now is: how much?
From melting Arctic ice to sea level changes, the scientific evidence is piling up that global warming isn’t a distant threat – it’s all around us. We are now at the halfway mark in the 100-month predicted window of action to prevent a rise of 2 degrees Celsius, beyond which a climatic “domino effect” is likely to kick in, an increasing unpredictable reinforcing mechanism that is too complex for climate scientists to predict.
At this halfway point, the Guardian has turned to its columnists, its readers and to learned public figures to ask “what would you suggest we do next?” The answers, which can be accessed from an interactive splash-page, range from pragmatic acceptance to staunch support for hardline measures, from personal goals to yardsticks our governments must adhere to, it’s 50 pieces of fascinating, timely reading.
Access it here.