Institute for Governance & Sustainable Development

Is it possible to limit global warming to below two degrees Celsius? (interview)

April 22, 2021

TRT World Now– IGSD President Durwood Zaelke answers the questions with a definitive “yes,” reminding us it is not only attainable but also more cost-effective than the cost of inaction.

Zaelke comments on U.S. China cooperation on climate and on this morning’s Leaders Climate Summit.

“President Biden and Special Envoy John Kerry made it very clear that this is the decade of action… By and large, nations agreed that the 1.5 C guardrail is the maximum limit that the world will tolerate in terms of additional warming. They also agreed that the 10-year spring to 2030 is going to be essential”