| Read this: Wow, good news on climate change. Mother Jones Magazine just reported that the G7 countries have come to a consensus on climate yesterday (06-08-15). Of course we can’t count on what that means or what kind of teeth are part of this agreement but it is definitely a bold start. “Environmental groups praised the G7 announcement, which they had worried would be derailed by dissent from Japan and Canada.”
Some of the bold points:
My take on these goals? They sound reasonable but based on our past ability to meet timetables of any consequence, we should take 20% off these end dates making it “fossil fuel–free by 2080” and “phasing-out of climate-killing coal and oil by 2030” respectively.