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Latest analysis reveals “Net zero 2050” emissions (NZ2050) strategies will lock in many decades of unnecessary fossil fuels use well past 2050, with an unsustainable, business-as-usual economic pathway, dangerous “offset” trade-offs, and unacceptable risks of unstoppable climate warming.
“NET ZERO 2050”:
A DANGEROUS ILLUSION
FOR 1.5 & 2°C
Confused about carbon budgets for the Paris climate goals? Zero by 2050 or 2030? 1.5°C or 2°C? This briefing note explores how IPCC carbon budgets underestimate current and future warming, omit important climate system feedback mechanisms, and make dangerous assumptions about
CONFLICT & RISK
In this striking Breakthrough report we look at climate change and conflict issues through the lens of sensible risk-management to draw new conclusions about the challenge we now face.
A powerful short film presenting some of Australia's former security, defence and political leaders who all warn us that climate change is 'a catalyst for conflict.