Climate change is a “super wicked problem” (Levin et al., 2012). Stopping the rise of global temperatures requires complete decarbonization of our energy system. This shift will upend existing power structures, and disrupt habits and behavioural norms. To add to the challenge, climate change action requires co-operation amongst countries with competing interests, and demands social support for actions that impose costs on citizens today, but will provide benefits primarily to generations not yet born. Click here for more as Brett Dolter and E4A’s Peter Victor discuss growing the global economy and combating climate change.
Can We Stop the Advance of Climate Change While Growing the Global Economy? (by Brett Dolter and Peter Victor)