Towards 2020: driving urgent action to limit the effects of climate change - Andrew Higham (Chief Executive, Mission 2020)
IFE Grand Challenge Lecture - recorded 26 July 2019 at QUT. We have entered the time where climate change is not a distant concern, but one that is undermining basic human development and survival around the world right now. As fear and alarm increases in communities across the globe, have we reached the point of no return? Is it too late to mitigate our climate emergency, or is there still hope for a cleaner, better planet? In this Grand Challenge Lecture, Andrew Higham reviews progress towards the 2020 climate turning point and elaborates on the necessary diplomatic and political pathway to keep the promise of the Paris Agreement alive.