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What the invasion of Ukraine means for the IPCC’s latest climate change report

Hugh Helferty and Myles Allen published this article in The Conversation, explaining how a Carbon Takeback Obligation would be the solution to both the climate crisis emphasized by the IPCC and the problems with over reliance on fuel from unreliable states, as emphasized by Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.

From the article:

The IPCC, 30 years ago, was deeply involved in establishing the framing of “emitter responsibility”. That was only half the story then, and it is only half the story now. Until we adopt the principle that anyone producing or selling fossil fuels is responsible for disposal of all the carbon dioxide generated by their activities and products, we aren’t going to stop climate change. And when we do, we will. It really is that simple.

Read the full article here.

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