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Living within our carbon budget: the role of politics, technology and personal action

In this animated video, Kevin Anderson, Zennström visiting professor at Uppsala University, explains the basics of carbon budgets, what is needed to lower emissions and when these changes need to happen.

Reflection

What changes do you think are needed in the country and place where you live? How could a rapid transition towards a zero carbon society begin? What first steps can be taken now?

What are your experiences of climate change in your life time? Are the changes sudden or slow and harder to detect? How are human and natural communities affected?

Add your thoughts in the comments section below (the pink box with a plus) and add your stories, photos and videos on Twitter hashtag #FLccleadership

For an in-depth discussion on carbon budgets, negative emissions and the Paris Agreement read Kevin Anderson and Glen Peters, The trouble with negative emissions, from 2016.

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This video is from the free online course:

Climate Change Leadership

Uppsala University