Is the World Wise Enough?

In this article, Nicolas Stern talks about Shell asking its investors to bet against the world taking action on climate change or in renewables displacing fossil fuels. They do not believe the world will be wise enough to follow policies that can hold the world to 2 C.

 I am betting on the world, with business innovators like Richard Branscom, Elon Musk, and national leaders like Sweden, Norway, France and Germany, mayors such as New York’s de Blasio and at home, Gregor Robinson and civil society leaders demanding change.

 See the action agenda by Canadian scholars, Acting on Climate Change: Solutions from Canadian Scholars, for how desirable and feasible it is for our country to hold to 2C by 2030 and a carbon neutral society by 2050.