There’s Actually Some Good News in That Scary IPCC Report

Looking for a silver lining in the harrowing United Nations climate change report? Here it is: We can determine the impact of climate change by the political, economic, and social choices we make today.

UPDATE: On August 9, 2021, the IPCC released its Sixth Assessment Report, which details the dire state of the planet and how the global community has a very narrow pathway to limit warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius. Read more about this groundbreaking report here.

From the author: This piece was inspired by The Hot and Bothered podcast episode “What Climate Doomsdayers Get Wrong,” which gave me a major perspective shift on the IPCC report.

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