https://socan.eco/wp-content/uploads/2016/03/earth2-400.jpg 440 440 Alan Journet https://socan.eco/wp-content/uploads/2016/03/SOCAN-logo-300x126.png Alan Journet2016-09-26 03:29:112016-09-26 03:29:11The New, New Climate Math: 17 Years to Get Off Fossil Fuels, Or Else
The New, New Climate Math: 17 Years to Get Off Fossil Fuels, Or Else
Lauren McCauley, Common Dreams, September 22nd 2016
“If you’re in a hole, stop digging.”
Though it may not have seemed possible, climate catastrophe is even closer than previously thought, with new figures released Thursday finding that—when the wells already drilled, pits dug, and pipelines built, are taken under consideration—we are well on our way to going beyond 2°C of warming.
“If you’re in a hole, stop digging,” begins the study, put forth by the fossil fuel watchdog Oil Change International (OCI), in partnership with 14 other environmental organizations.
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