Why economic growth will not save the climate

Economic growth contributes to climate change through large scale resource extraction. Photo: Andrew Taylor / Flickr

Of: Alice Castensson and Julian Dannefjord

The United Nations envisions both increased economic growth and effective climate action by the end of this decade. The combination of these is not consistent in the current state of the world. To effectively combat the threat of climate change, we need a shift in the status quo and a different economic structure.

December 20, 2020, Chronicle, English, Chronicle, Magazine