We spoke to 5 climate experts about what gives them hope

by Kyla Mandel, Huff Post

This year comes to a close after an onslaught of bleak and terrifying revelations about the state of our planet. Glaciers are melting, species are dying, forests are burning and climate tipping points ― thresholds which, if breached, will usher in uncontrollable warming ― are about to be crossed. The climate is clearly in crisis.

The world has just lived through what is expected to be the warmest decade ever recorded, and the United Nations recently warned that heat-trapping fossil fuel pollution must drop by more than 7% each year if there’s any chance of averting the worst effects. The scale of action required is unprecedented and daunting.

Read more: https://www.huffpost.com/entry/climate-crisis-scientists-hope_n_5de81ffae4b0913e6f8a5c69

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