Researcher: Climate compensation is not enough

To fly or not to fly, that is the question. Source: Piqsels

Of: Anna Wildeke

That countries and companies compensate for climate change is positive for the environment. But the approach also meets with criticism, some believe that the compensation will be a kind of indulgence letter that justifies an already too high consumption. According to Eva Lövbrand, assistant professor at Linköping University, climate compensation is not enough to achieve the goals within the Paris Agreement - drastic reductions in emissions are also required.

February 18, 2021, Report

Positive messages are better for saving the climate 


Of: Anna Wildeke

World researchers agree that the climate threat is not an insoluble problem. The solution is to drastically reduce carbon dioxide emissions worldwide. This is where the problem comes in - politicians totally disagree on how because it requires sacrifices from all of us who today overconsume. Calling for reduced consumption is a challenging message for a politician to convey. 

November 24, 2020, Chronicle