Fossil fuel subsidies $5.2 trillion this year

Time to sober up. Science alone cannot make up for dumb and wasteful allocation of our resources. Great discussion in this clip:

University of Manchester Professor Kevin Anderson discusses the path of higher temperatures over the next century and what impact agreements reached at the COP 21 Summit in Paris may have on climate change. Here is a direct video link.

And it’s not just planet warming at stake here, it’s also the air we breathe. See: Man makes brick from Beijing’s smog: “Our city is becoming overcrowded by cars and surrounded by chemical engineering. We create more dust by asking for more resources, and we will become dust when all our resources are depleted.”

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