In order to keep within a ‘safe’ temperature threshold, deep and rapid decarbonisation is required, and yet existing trends show that global emissions are still growing rapidly.

Source: www.resilience.org

I believe this must-read analysis is absolutely correct – sticking to the carbon budget implies degrowth, but I do not see how this can be implemented within our democratic systems. Planned contraction will inevitably lead to eco-fascism.

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