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Time is Running Out to Jump Out of the Fire

A blaze engulfs trees in its path as forest fires approach the village of Pefki on Evia (Euboea) island, Greece's second largest island, on August 8, 2021. ANGELOS TZORTZINIS / AFP

The new Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s massive new report makes for scary reading. The UN Secretary-General António Guterres called it a ‘code red for humanity’ and that’s probably understating the level of danger.

It’s increasingly clear that staving off global disaster will require radical global action on an unprecedented level. In short, we have to rethink how we do almost everything, from how we produce food, to how we travel, to how the global economy functions.

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