Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (AOC) is proposing that the United States become a global leader in the battle to stop climate change by undertaking a rapid and thoroughgoing economic transformation to drastically reduce US greenhouse gas emissions in the next 10 years.
On Friday 15 February 2019, tens of thousands of school students from more than 60 towns and cities across Britain took part in the Youth Strike 4 Climate as part of a global day of action demanding action to stop climate change. The biggest protests in Britain took place in London, Brighton, Oxford and Exeter.
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The increase in climate change related humanitarian disasters shows no sign of abating in 2018 as Cape Town in South Africa prepares for a severe water shortage following three years of drought.
A new report from the International Renewable Energy Agency heralds a ‘significant shift in the energy paradigm’ as renewable energy prices are set to become competitive with fossil fuels by 2020. Within the next two years all clean energy will fall within the cost range of fossil fuels.
The clock is ticking towards catastrophic climate change – the world has started moving forward, but the West needs to do more and faster.
By Ruby Cooper
The world has started moving forward in the fight to stop climate change. However the pace of progress is still not fast enough to avoid dangerous levels of global warming.