Can the world kick its fossil-fuel addiction fast enough?

This article discusses the need to change from fossil fuels to renewable energy, as quickly as possible.

Clean energy is growing quickly. But time is running out to rein in carbon emissions.

The bottom line is hardly encouraging: by and large, governments are falling well short of their commitments, both collectively and individually. Many countries are likely to miss the emissions targets that they made in 2015, and the world is on track for more than 3 °C of warming by the end of the century (see ‘Plotting the future’).

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