To combat climate change, the world’s nations must make it their highest priority to completely replace the burning of fossil fuels within the next 20 years.
Are fossil fuels an imminent threat to human life, or are attempts to eliminate them more destructive? That was the subject of an Oxford-style online Soho Forum debate hosted on Sunday, October 18, 2020.
Arguing in favor of the complete elimination of fossil fuels over 20 years was Nesbit, who is the executive director of Climate Nexus. He went up against Lomborg, who is the president of the Copenhagen Consensus Center. The debate was moderated by Soho Forum director Gene Epstein.
Narrated by Nick Gillespie, edited by Ian Keyser, intro by John Osterhoudt
Music: “Under Cover” by Wayne Jones
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