Articles by Jeremy Moss, UNSW

broken piggy bank
5 September 2019

Ethics and the Carbon Budget

If dangerous climate change is to be avoided, there is only a limited amount of GHG emissions that the world can emit. According to the IPCC, if we are to limit the rise in global temperatures to less than 2°C above pre-industrial levels, or the more ambitious 1.5°C goal, total global anthropogeni...

city skyscrapers
27 August 2019

The Psychological Appeal of Fossil Fuel Divestment

  Divestment from the fossil-fuel industry is on the rise. Worldwide it is estimated that approximately $3.4 trillion has been divested by 584 different institutions. These institutions have divested from companies involved in exploration, extraction, and production of fossil fuels. Is dives...

green building
27 August 2019

Taking Up the Slack

Taking up the slack: when governments don’t act on climate change Every year, governments of the world meet to progress action on climate change. And every year, each government recommits to take action to tackle the risks that climate change threatens. That governments should commit to and imple...

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