Catastrophic climate change is just around the corner. The top scientists are unified in the stance that the window is rapidly closing for the global community to decarbonize before we reach a tipping point. We are running out of time to avoid irreparable harm to the environment with consequences that we cannot walk back. A preteen girl sailed across the Atlantic to scold world leaders at a UN summit – and was invited to do so and given a stage and a microphone for a speech that rocked the world and dug political divisions even deeper. The world’s premier authority in the matter, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), has gathered data from the top climate scientists around the world in a damning report that says that if we have any chance of staying within 1.5 degrees Celsius above average pre-industrial temperatures we will have to cut our […]