At this stage, the world is on course for a climate breakdown, but the report suggests that we can bridge the gap to achieve climate neutrality through leadership and action.
Suppose the coming decade is the decisive one for humanity’s future on this planet.
In that case, 2021 is the year to ramp up our efforts to bring our goals into realistic reach and prevent the worst potential impact of climate change from becoming our reality.
Martin Frick, Senior Director Policy and Programme Coordination at the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change says,
“For billions of years, our home planet was in a perfect cycle: New life constantly emerged out of the same carbon that existed as life before.
We need to restore this balance and achieve carbon neutrality without delay.
For that, we need to eliminate waste and create products that last, can be repaired and ultimately can be transformed into new products.”
In adopting a roadmap packed with circular strategies, society can pave the way for the systemic transformations required to course-correct the global economy – going far beyond the limitations of current policy and national climate pledges.
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