Less Time Than Thought, More Dramatic Carbon Cuts Required
No time for dilly-dallying – we need to cut carbon emissions dramatically starting yesterday. Drive less, live close to work or work out of your home, hybrids and compact fluorescent light bulbs rock, but ultimately we need to do many more dramatic changes if the atmosphere is to be sustained. New study below reports need to cut carbon emissions 70% by 2030 [more] to avoid the worst aspects of dangerous climate change.
“Greenhouse gas emissions need to be reduced far more quickly than was previously thought, says a climate change research institute. A report by the Tyndall Centre said a UK government target of a 60% cut in emissions by 2050 is insufficient and needs to be 70% by 2030. But it requires a major programme of action within the next four years…”