This Article First Appeared In The Forbesindia On Nov 15, 2022
Climate change is real. Irrespective of which part of the world you have been living in, you don’t need me to tell you how real it is. We may be very close to the famous red lines and may have crossed some, but today we are in a position where we can turn the tide.
A quarter of a century ago, when the Kyoto protocol was initiated, nearly all research pointed to an impending doom. The alarm bells were ringing, making governments, corporations and societies across the world take decisive steps toward climate action. Developed first-world countries, such as Norway, were able to put stringent norms in place to impact their carbon footprint and human impact on climate dramatically. Even emerging economies, such as Costa Rica, were able to decarbonise its economy and make strides toward mitigating climate change.