Avoiding dangerous climate change: Strategies for mitigation

Part of the Human Development Report book series (Human Development Report)


Climate change is an immense, long-term and global challenge that raises difficult questions about justice and human rights, both within and across generations. Humanity’s ability to address these questions is a test of our capacity to manage the consequences of our own actions. Dangerous climate change is a threat, not a pre-ordained fact of life. We can choose to confront and eliminate that threat, or we can choose to let it evolve into a fully fledged crisis for poverty reduction and for future generations.


Climate Change Mitigation Carbon Budget Carbon Taxation International Energy Agency Carbon Market 
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