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How Would Climate Change Influence Society in the 21st Century? (Panel)

How Would Climate Change Influence Society in the 21st Century? (Panel)

This video was recorded at MIT World Series: Nobel Laureate Speakers. Rajendra K. Pachauri leads fellow members of the Nobel Prize-winning IPCC in a remarkable public session of soul-searching. Now that the IPCC has helped make climate change a signal issue of our times, what next? John Reilly wonders whether the IPCC should be celebrating any success, given that greenhouse gas emissions continue to rise in spite of all the comprehensive study. Given the "dismal outcome so far," it's important that the IPCC "avoid the complacency that comes with big awards," and that "much, all of the work is still there to be done." "It's probably time for sunset, Michael Golay suggests." Now that the IPCC has succeeded in establishing climate change as "a reality among at least the chattering classes,"... Show More
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