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To fight climate change, science must be mobilised like in World War IIBeyond blue sky scienceA direct approach

To fight climate change, science must be mobilised like in World War IIBeyond blue sky scienceA direct approach
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Tom Oliver, University of Reading

We've all but won the argument on climate change. The facts are now unequivocal and climate denialists are facing a losing battle. Concern has risen up the political agenda, and major economic institutions such as the World Trade Organisation and the Bank of England highlight the increasingly extreme climate as a central risk to human prosperity and well-being.

Now, the second, even more, challenging phase of the struggle begins - what exactly to do about it. More specifically, how do we deal with climate change without plunging those on the threshold of poverty into further hardship ? Without damaging our already fragile biodiversity ? Without threatening our already polluted water and air?

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