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16th November 2022 (6 Topics)

A call to action to avoid climate catastrophe

Context:

In the mid of climate chaos, wealthy nations are reinvesting in oil and gas instead of getting out of it. It is not going to do any good.

A Fossil Fuel ‘gold rush’

  • Temporary measures-Lasting damage: World is rushing into fossil fuel projects as a temporary measure to reduce dependency on Russia, but it can lockthe planet into irreversible damage.
  • Bearing the burnt: The poor nations will be paying for the actions of rich nations. Shielding them will require money. They need $2 trillion annually to cut their greenhouse gas emissions.
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