What the 2030 Climate Deadline Really Means

For years, scientists have been saying that the climate battle will be won or lost in the next decade. The IPCC has stated that to avoid climate catastrophe, global emissions must be halved by 2030. Politicians and the media have picked up the message; some making it a rallying cry. But is a ten-year goal realistic? What is needed to get people to take notice of -- and take action on -- the climate deadline? Visit climateone.org/watch-and-listen/podcasts for more information on today's episode. Guests: Chris Field, Faculty Director, Woods Institute for the Environment, Stanford University David Fenton, Founder, Fenton Communications Renee Lertzman, Climate Engagement Strategist and Author This program was recorded in front of a live audience at The Commonwealth Club of California in San Francisco on February 24, 2020. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

by Climate One