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A political tipping point on the issue of climate change

Some time in the next few years, there will be a political tipping point on the issue of climate change, after which most countries in the world, including the major emitters of greenhouse gases, will commit seriously to cutting emissions, in line with the agreements reached in Paris in 2015.  They will be supported by most sections of the business community and will achieve cuts rapid enough to hold global warming to somewhere between 1.5℃ and 2℃.

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Gaet Bout The disorders caused by the increase of the extreme phenomena linked to global warming as well as the pressure of the populations on the governments and on their choices of consumption will force the governments to act before 2050. Technological evolutions should allow that in 2030 the renewable energies ( hydrogen storage and salt battery) are beginning to become the majority, the end of plastic, short circuits and reforestation will be the principles of government programs in 2030. But unfortunately it will not be enough to maintain warming at 2 degrees . 28 Sep 2019
Gaet Bout Les désordres engendrés par l'augmentation des phénomènes extrêmes liés au réchauffement climatique ainsi que la pression des populations sur les gouvernements et sur leurs choix de consommation obligeront les gouvernements à agir avant 2050. Les évolutions technologiques devraient permettent qu'en 2030 les énergie renouvelables (stockage à l'hydrogène et batterie au sel) commencent à devenir majoritaires, la fin du plastique, les circuits courts et la reforestation seront les principes des programmes des gouvernement en 2030. Mais malheureusement cela ne sera pas suffisant pour maintenir le réchauffement à 2 degrés. 28 Sep 2019
Marriette Deckard Yes, with caveats. It will happen but some nations will do it kicking and screaming, I'm looking at you USA. It will be a piecemeal process at first, and get more coordinated in time. It will likely not hold off change as agreed in the Paris Accord. But will keep it at a rate that we could develop technological solutions to address. 14 Mar 2019
Austin Spencer Peters It will probably worse and sooner 06 Feb 2019