Just Good Business : Into a Warming World

February 2009
New Zealand Management;Feb2009, Vol. 56 Issue 1, p20
The article reports on the State of the World 2009 report from the Worldwatch Institute, which stated that world carbon emissions will have to decrease to near zero by 2050 before going into negative mode in order to avoid the most catastrophic effects of climate change. This represents a more demanding target than those being set by most policymakers but the report suggests that even with such major changes, the world may face an additional rise of nearly one degree Celsius because the of the impact of past greenhouse gas emissions.


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