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New on LIDC blog: 'Low carbon development: time to act now' by Dr. Frauke Urban, SOAS

In the latest post on the LIDC blog,  Dr. Frauke Urban, Lecturer in Environment and Development, SOAS, and Dr. Johan Nordensvard, LSE, talk about why and how we should implement low carbon development.

Their new book, ‘Low Carbon Development: Key Issues’, stresses two key messages: First, it is essential to mitigate CO2 and other greenhouse gas emissions now to tackle climate change. Second, enabling development in a carbon constrained world requires a new development model, which focuses less on economic growth and exploiting finite fossil fuel resources and instead focuses more on fair and equitable human development within the limits of our planet.

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