Tag Archives: Strategies for Change

A Special Report published by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (2018) suggests the planet has less than two decades to ensure that global temperatures do not rise more than 1.5°c. Apart from drastic thoroughgoing actions, there is no silver bullet to solve climate change, that begets a range of contemporary social issues by exacerbating already existing structural inequalities. The overriding message of this essay is that, while climate change issues “are actually going to be solved technocratically and politically”, the strong onus on top-down solutions is pointless if not supported and corrected by bottom-up approaches.

Read more