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Apr 7, 2022 Julia Rock

Introducing The CHEAT SHEET

In The Lever’s first-ever Cheat Sheet, here’s what you need to know about the latest sobering dispatch from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change.
Introducing The CHEAT SHEET
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This week, our inaugural edition of Cheat Sheet looks at the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s latest report on the climate crisis — this time focused on solutions. The report warns that the world is on track to overshoot the Paris Agreement goal of limiting warning to 1.5 degrees Celsius by the end of the decade, paving the way for more frequent extreme weather events, food scarcity, and political unrest. But the report also points out that the groundwork has been laid for a rapid energy transition — if only the fossil fuel industry and petrostates would step out of the way, and capital could be redirected towards renewable energy.

Read all about it in this week’s Cheat Sheet, exclusively for supporting subscribers.

Takeaways Include:

  • Why the report’s heavy-handed editing makes a difference.
  • A bright spot: Renewable energy technology has become cheap, fast.
  • Climate activists aren’t the “dangerous radicals” people should be worried about — but someone else is.

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