December 12, 2018[caption id="attachment_25235" align="alignnone" width="1024"] An arctic fox: climate change means Arctic ice has declined by 95 percent, according to recent science (photo: National Geographic/Newscom)[/caption]
Mother Nature is trying to tell us something. As the heat literally rises in so many ways, people have gathered in Poland for the United Nation’s latest Climate Summit, known as the COP24.
As human behavior and choices destabilize the Earth’s climate and biosphere, policymakers will need to do more. The shared nature of the threat also shows the need for closer and more comprehensive international cooperation to preserve the habitat in which human life has thrived.
As our Chief Economist Maurice Obstfeld wrote last week, the wolf is at the door.
Policymakers will need to do more.