December 7, 2019
A recent SEI report http://productiongap.org/ The Production Gap found that the world is on track to produce 50% more fossil fuels by 2030 than would be consistent with a 2°C pathway and 120% more than would be consistent with a 1.5°C pathway. This demands action and my takeaway from today at COP 25 is that we should all prioritise this issue.
This morning I attended an inspiring seminar about financial and legal ways to reduce fossil fuel extraction. The seminar was moderated by a leader of Fridays for Future in Germany and most of the panel were women. Each presenter gave their perspective on why fossil fuel extraction is set to increase in coming years:
This list shows that we are all connected, often in multiple ways, to the organisations and institutions responsible. So I asked the panel for the actions they wanted us in the audience to take:
It’s clear that fossil fuel extraction is having a net negative impact on us all and we all need to act. #timeforaction