How to avoid getting stuck in the middle of the global warming debate
On the one hand, the US and other industrialized nations have been pushing the Paris climate deal to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and limit global warming to below 2 degrees Celsius.
On the other hand, there are still major disagreements over how much carbon emissions should be curbed.
The two sides of the debate are also split on whether to invest in the technologies to clean up coal-fired power plants, which will help fight global warming.
In the US, the Democratic Party and Republicans have both been calling for action, but the Republican Party has been more cautious, saying it wants to work with China and Russia.
In this interview with TechCrunch, TechCrunch’s national environmental news reporter, Mark J. Anderson, explains how to avoid becoming embroiled in the global debate and how to protect your health from the worst of the effects of global warming if you are affected by the effects in the US.
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