The good news is, by cutting our consumption, there's another way.
After a five-year student- and faculty-led campaign, Cambridge says it'll cut ties with fossil fuel companies ... by 2030.
The UK military expects 3.5 degrees of warming, and will weigh going to war simply to ensure its ability to go to war (by stabilizing access to critical resources).
Taxpayers and already struggling communities are largely bearing the brunt of the costs for climate change-fueled disasters created by big oil and big business.
Deforestation and rampant resource use is likely to trigger the 'irreversible collapse' of human civilization unless we rapidly change course.
We are not running out of oil, but it's becoming uneconomical to exploit it—another reason we need to move to renewables as quickly as possible.
Scientists disagree on the timeline of collapse and whether it's imminent. But can we afford to be wrong? And what comes after?
U.S. Military Could Collapse Within 20 Years Due to Climate Change, Report Commissioned By Pentagon Says
The report says a combination of global starvation, war, disease, drought, and a fragile power grid could have cascading, devastating effects.
The climate change analysis was written by a former fossil fuel executive and backed by the former chief of Australia's military.
The dynamics of deforestation are increasingly inseparable from the growing demand for food from consumers in the most developed countries.