The United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change released a plan to save the planet from catastrophic effects of climate change. Mission 2020 provides the plan for how to meet the goals set out by the Paris Climate Agreement of 2015.
This report outlines how together humanity can work towards curbing green house gas emissions before the year 2020 to limit global temperature rise by 1.5 degrees celsius. The report highlights areas of focus that include energy, infrastructure, transport, land use, industry and finance.
With advances in the renewable energy sector, and new technology being developed we have the know how and engineering prowess to address the main concerns of climate change, but lack the intestinal fortitude and political willpower to make the change. Maybe Mission 2020 will push us towards the goal of a sustainable future.
The full report can be found here. 2020 The Climate Turning Point