Gulrez Shah Azhar –
A hotter world will make it even more difficult for India's poorest to break out of the poverty cycle, writes RAND Corporation's Gulrez Shah Azhar. What are some solutions that can change this?
The IPCC's latest report is a frightening glimpse into a world that's 1.5 degrees Celsius warmer. But it's not time to give up, and Costa Rica is an example of how quickly we can turn the situation around if there is political willpower.
Scientists have calculated the amount of carbon dioxide the world can emit while limiting warming to the internationally agreed upon goals of 1.5°C-2°C. This amount is our “carbon budget.” We're on track to exceed it in little more than a decade.