After decades of ignoring the science, most governments are finally acknowledging the severity of climate change and what we can and must do about it. To understand what it will take to curb this crisis, it can be helpful to go back to basics. Here’s a quick review of what climate change is, how we got here and what we can do.
the amount Earth has warmed since pre-industrial times, according to a 2021 IPCC report.
according to the same report, 1.07 of the 1.09 degrees of warming is due to greenhouse gases associated with human activity.
Under the Paris Agreement, nations agreed to limit global warming to 1.5 C compared to pre-industrial levels. This will help us avoid the worst effects of climate change.
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