Alice Bows-Larkin: Climate change is happening. Here’s how we adapt

Alice Bows-Larkin
Climate scholar
Climate researcher Alice Bows-Larkin connects her academic research to the broader policy context, helping create policies to deal with our changing planet.

Imagine the hottest day you’ve ever experienced. Now imagine it’s six, 10 or 12 degrees hotter. According to climate researcher Alice Bows-Larkin, that’s the type of future in store for us if we don’t significantly cut our greenhouse gas emissions now. She suggests that it’s time we do things differently—a whole system change, in fact—and seriously consider trading economic growth for climate stability.

Advance 10 minutes into this video; Dr. Alice Bows-Larkin suggests that we need to use far less energy and continues the discussion by suggestion wealthy prosperous nations need to exchange their wealth and degree of industrialization with poor nations.