Time’s up: 3 reasons why gradualism won’t save us

Reason 1: The idea of a “safe upper limit” to warming is a myth

For years, policymakers considered 2° C of warming over pre-industrial levels the point at which “dangerous” climate change would begin. TLDR: what this really meant was, ‘this is when we think it’ll get bad for rich countries.’

The UNFCC Paris climate agreement set a goal of keeping warming to “well below” 2° C this century. But of the 195 signatories of the Paris Agreement, only seven countries’ commitments are considered “compatible” with the agreement’s goal targets. All of them are in the Global South

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