Yesterday the UN body, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change Change, released its latest report on the pace of global warming — and it made for some grim reading.
It urged a "transformational shift" in the way we live if we are to limit global warming to 1.5 degrees above pre-industrial levels, including an end to coal fired power in just 22 years.
But that's not all — everything would have to change, from agriculture and land use, to transport and the built environment.
What's the chances of that happening?
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This publication aims to reach out to young people in Asia and the Pacific – tertiary students, young adults and early career professionals. It is intended to enhance their knowledge of the natural environment, human health and the built environment to promote a better understanding of the region’s emerging environmental issues, their causes and effects.