Net-Zero Won't Save Us | James Dyke
Earth systems scientist James Dyke explains the data behind this wishful thinking
This week I’m joined by James Dyke, a senior lecturer in Global Systems at the University of Exeter. James reveals why net-zero targets for carbon emissions do nothing but provide an excuse to continue business as usual, posing an existential threat to humanity. He goes into great detail about the interplay of politics, economies, culture and the industrialisation connecting us all, explaining that while there is no one quick fix to the climate crisis, decarbonisation is possible—if we get rid of fossil fuels.
There’s a lot to learn in what James has to say. Listen here or catch it on Apple or Spotify.
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