Deadline 2020: Just Three Years, Say Experts, Before Global Tipping Point
Humanity has just three years left to accelerate action and drastically lower greenhouse gas emissions before risking a climate-safe world.
That's according to a new commentary by a group of six experts, including former executive secretary of the U.N.'s Framework Convention on Climate Change Christiana Figueres and Hans Joachim Schellnhuber, director of the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research.
Their warning, published Wednesday in the journal Nature, notes there has been a leveling off of global CO2 emissions, yet "there is still a long way to go to decarbonize the world economy." Read more.