GOOD THEN WE CAN STOP TALKING ABOUT IT AND WASTING TRILLIONS TRYING TO FIX SOMETHING WE DIDN'T CREATE AND CAN'T FIX ANYWAY.
Climate change is a critically important global issue which is most
often played down by industrial lobbies and such for their own gains. A
leaked UN report now says that if unresolved within the 15 years,
climate change will become impossible to tackle.
The key hurdle in resolving climate change is the vested interests of
many stakeholders. These include major companies, manufacturers, even
countries whose economies depend on the use of fossil fuels and who don’t want to give that up, regardless of how it affects the planet.
And that’s why there hasn’t been a strong enough global consensus in
resolving the issue. The leaked UN report was penned down by the
Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change and includes a number of
findings. According to these findings, although many countries have
tried to implement clean energy reforms, the global use of fossil fuels
This is not surprising because even the developed countries know that
they are not doing enough or even implementing the reforms fairly. In
developed countries, companies are simply outsourcing the dirty energy
jobs to other countries where cheap fossil fuels are still easily
accessible and readily used. A case in point: Apple is outsourcing its manufacturing to Foxconn.
Countries such as China are all too ignorant of the global debate on
climate change and in a bid to ramp up productions at all costs, they
rely on fossil fuels not caring about the environmental costs. According
to the UN report, if we are able to mitigate the climate change within
the next 15 years or so, the problem could be resolved. The goal is to
bring down global temperature increase to 3.6 degree above preindustrial
However, the report also notes, that if we are unable to bottle this
genie by 2030, the only viable solution going forward would be to suck
greenhouse gases out of Earth’s environment and store them underground.
The task certainly seems impossible and even the currently available
technology is insufficient to implement it.
At the end of the day, the ugly truth is that countries are sabotaging the Earth’s environment, in an attempt to reap the economic
benefits of using fossil fuels. And there’s absolutely no way to
reverse this trend until alternate energy sources become as cheap and
viable as fossil fuels, or at least nearly as much.