News Digest Item
16 Oct 2018

Stopping climate change will require radical transformation of all economic sectors – opinion

Die Welt

The recent IPCC report and this summer's record temperatures show the urgency of climate action, writes Annette Prosinger in a commentary for the conservative daily Die Welt. “To stop Earth’s warming, we need a radical transformation of nearly all economic sectors, a revolution in energy production, and a lot of technological innovations. Not only in Germany, not only in Europe, but everywhere,” according to Prosinger. “People have started to develop a personal attitude to climate change, and to integrate the fight against this global crisis in their way of life,” writes Prosinger with reference to people refusing to take domestic flights, riding bikes instead of cars, and using renewable bags for shopping. “After this summer […],  the time is ripe.”

Read the opinion piece in German here.

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