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Our planet requires comprehensive and urgent action!


Our planet requires comprehensive and urgent action!

The COP26 gathering of member countries held in Glasgow at the end of 2021 and the more recently released report by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) emphasize the urgency for humanity to act on a war footing to mitigate human-induced climate change.

The IPCC report, to summarize, is a code-red for humanity to take cognizance of the alarming human-induced climate change that is already affecting weather and climate patterns globally. According to UN Secretary-General António Guterres, the earth is dangerously close to surpassing the internationally-agreed threshold of 1.5° above pre-industrial levels of global heating. The ‘Time is NOW’ to act to reduce CO2 emissions and other greenhouse gases through effective decarbonization actions like moving away from fossil fuels towards the adoption of zero-emission electricity and other low-emissions carriers like hydrogen.

Read the detailed perspective from Adarsh Das on ET EnergyWorld here