Feeling the Heat: The Big Ideas on Climate

Feeling the Heat: The Big Ideas on Climate

The global sea level is rising at an unprecedented rate, the Earth’s surface temperature is alarmingly high, and shrinking ice sheets are the new norm. In short, the vital signs of our planet are falling. With the historic Paris Agreement, 191 countries pledged to curb greenhouse gas emissions and tame the global thermometer. Yet as a society, many seem paralyzed by apathy. What will it take as individuals and as a global community to stir us to enact the swift, game-changing measures scientists are calling for? What’s the role of psychology and overcoming emotional barriers to meaningful action? What’s working in the march toward a clean, affordable, global energy system? What technologies will disrupt the course of global warming, and who are the industry leaders? Finally, which policies could level the playing field and harken a clean energy revolution?  

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