Last week the Climate Change Commission released its carbon reduction roadmap for New Zealand.
It’s clear that to meet our Paris Accord target of zero net emissions by 2050, business operations, consumer behaviour and government regulation will change.
Many want to stick with the status quo of a modern world completely dependent on fossil fuels. But this comes at a high cost.
The cost is risking extreme weather that our modern world has never seen, with knock-on effects expected to include massive forest fires, sea level change and ecosystem destruction around the world.
Stuff NZ, 14 June 2021