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is an environment correspondent for BBC News
Thursday, July 25, 2019
12 Years to Save the Planet? Make That 18 Months
Do you remember the good old days when we had "12 years to save the planet"? Now it seems, there's a growing consensus that the next 18 months will be critical in dealing with the global heating crisis, among other environmental challenges. Last year, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (...