NewEnergyNews: The Climate Clock Is Ticking

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    Friday, September 25, 2020

    The Climate Clock Is Ticking

    Colossal Climate Clock in New York City counts down to global deadline

    Jeff Berardelli, September 22, 2020 (CBS News)

    “…[The digital display in New York’s Union Square shows] a deadline of sorts: the years, days, hours, minutes and seconds left to curb greenhouse gas emissions enough to give the Earth a two-thirds chance of staying below 1.5 degrees Celsius of warming, as compared to pre-industrial times…[If that is exceeded,] scientists say the impacts will become increasingly more disastrous…[The Climate Clock shows] a little over seven years to meet this very ambitious, and some would say unattainable, goal…

    Another slightly less aggressive benchmark from the U.N.'s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) says that human-caused greenhouse gas emissions must be reduced 45% from 2010 levels by 2030 — nine years away — to give the Earth a 50% chance of not exceeding 1.5 degrees Celsius of warming…[The clock’s makers] hope that this clock serves as a constant reminder to passersby of the short timeline and ambitious action required to stave off the worst effects of climate change…” click here for more

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