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RCast 157 – [Climate & Coordination] Sep 17 2021 – G20 countries failing to meet the Paris Accord, the future carbon budget, coordination in the future.

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Today we spoke about the G20 countries failing to meet the Paris Accord so far, and the future carbon budget. We also discussed coordination in the future and why humans must transcend our differences.

0:00:00 – Intro

0:01:12 – Nora – article – Not a single G20 country is in line with the Paris Agreement on climate, analysis shows https://www.cnn.com/2021/09/15/world/…

0:07:17 – Darryl – article: Do We Need to Shrink the Economy to Stop Climate Change? https://www.nytimes.com/2021/09/16/op…

0:10:57 – Greg – the analogy of the earth having a fever, change won’t happen until they are forced.

0:14:50 – Greg – Eunice Foote – This woman was the first scientist to chart the physics of climate change—in 1856 – https://www.fastcompany.com/90658442/….

0:15:38 – Darryl – Jeremy Rifkin’s book – The Green New Deal – Why the Fossil Fuel Civilization will Collapse by 2028 and the Bold Economic Plan to Save Life on Earth. https://www.foet.org/books/the-green-… https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bovsn… Chelsea Green book – Doughnut economics https://www.chelseagreen.com/product/…

0:18:00 – Darryl – RChain’s type B Corporations

0:19:05 – Nora article – Abandoning 60 Percent of Global Oil and Gas Might Limit Warming to 1.5 C https://www.scientificamerican.com/ar…

0:24:46 – Darryl response – there’s hope. EV’s are coming en masse fast! Wind Solar and Storage.

0:27:00 – Greg – largest offender in vehicle consumption is the US military. https://www.forbes.com/sites/niallmcc…

0:29:29 – Greg – even if all emissions stopped, there’s no chance in hell that we are going to keep within the 1.5 degrees. Nora disagrees.

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