100 global solutions to Global warming: Paul Hawken on Drawdown

February 25, 2018 at 11:17 pm Leave a comment

Paul Hawken on the long term CO2 trend

Paul Hawken explained the long term CO2 trend and the need for carbon Drawdown at a presentation event at Coburg Town Hall organised by CERES, MEFL and Moreland Council.

Hawken’s book on Drawdown explains the top 100 solutions to global warming and ranks them for their capacity and importance.

Food related solutions were 8 of the top 20 solutions with the need for a plant rich diet ranked as No 4.

Energy solutions were 5 of the top 20 solutions with onshore wind listed at No 2.

The work also shows the importance of programs tackling gender-based education inequalities with Educating girls at No 6 and Family Planning at No 7.

The top solution is refrigerant management, reflecting the very powerful greenhouse gases used in refrigerators and air conditioners and the need to manage their use carefully. Not a very sexy top solution, but nevertheless very important.

Paul Hawken’s talk at Coburg wasn’t videoed but you can Watch highlights from a similar recent talk by Paul Hawken here:



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