The planet's getting warmer, faster; China's carbon emissions are back on the rise; India's capital is blanketed in what feels like record smog; and the United States is not only pulling out of the Paris Agreement, but also slashing its funding for UN research to stop the planet from overheating. So if scientists insist we need to act fast to save the planet, what's the plan? As the COP23 conference wraps up in Bonn, our panel takes stock of the situation.
Produced by Daniel BARNEY, Alessandro XENOS, Van MEGUERDITCHIAN.
Senior Analyst, Storebrand
Team Leader, International Climate Policy, Germanwatch
Per Espen STOKNES
Director of the Centre for Green Growth at the Norwegian Business School
Arun KUMAR MEHTA
Additional Secretary, Indian Ministry of Environment