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By Adair Turner - Aug 20,2021
LONDON – Recent catastrophic floods in Germany and China have once again made clear the terrible global threat posed by climate change.
By Adair Turner - Aug 19,2021
LONDON – Recent catastrophic floods in Germany and China have once again made clear the terrible global threat posed by climate change.
By Adair Turner - Jun 13,2021
LONDON — China’s recently published census, showing that its population has almost stopped growing, brought warnings of severe problems for the country. “Such numbers make grim reading for the party,” reported The Economist.
By Adair Turner - Apr 28,2021
LONDON — Some people say that to avoid the threat of catastrophic harm to human welfare posed by global warming, we must radically change our behaviour — cease flying, use bicycles and give up red meat. Others believe that new technologies can deliver carbon-free growth.
By Adair Turner - Apr 01,2021
LONDON – Climate-policy discussions often focus on who will pay the cost of achieving a zero-carbon economy, with a particular focus on industrial sectors such as steel and cement.
By Adair Turner - Feb 20,2020
LONDON — The climate activist Greta Thunberg has accused developed economies of “creative carbon accounting” because their measures of greenhouse-gas (GHG) emissions, and of achieved and planned reductions, fail to consider the gases emitted when imported good
By Adair Turner - Dec 31,2019
LONDON — The 2010s may be remembered as the decade when the fight against harmful climate change was lost. In 2015, at the COP21 climate conference in Paris, 196 countries agreed to limit global warming to well below 2°C above pre-industrial levels.
By Adair Turner - Sep 02,2019
LONDON — This year, the evidence that global warming is occurring, and that the consequences for humanity could be severe and potentially catastrophic, has become more compelling than ever. Record global temperatures in June and July.
By Adair Turner - Aug 03,2019
LONDON — The United Kingdom is now legally committed to reduce net greenhouse-gas emissions to zero by 2050.
By Adair Turner - Jul 03,2019
LONDON — Every two years, the United Nations issues its latest estimate of future population trends. Its 2019 projection reveals a stark divide.

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