All hands on deck: IPPR report on urgent need to tackle climate change

All hands on deck: IPPR report on urgent need to tackle climate change

This Is A Crisis: Facing Up To The Age of Environmental Breakdown urges government, industry, business and consumers to work together and act before our world is too hot or too flooded to live in

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Devasting wild fires in California earlier this year cost many lives and destroyed thousands of homes. The new Institute of Public Policy Research report, This Is A Crisis: Facing Up To The Age Of Environmental Breakdown says we don't want to acknowlede that the biggest threat to the world - climate change - will soon be beyond our control, and could see vast areas of the world rendered uninhabitable. It is down to governments to legislate to force industry to cut CO2 emissions but consumers can play their part too; so don't think turning your thermostat down a degree or two, or switching to organic cotton bedlinen won't make a jot of difference. As with herd immunity achieved if we all get our children vaccinated, so consumers working together can help in the fight against climate change. Read the summary here

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