The Ukraine war is no excuse for endless fossil fuel expansion | Svitlana Romanko, Bill McKibben, and Luisa Neubauer

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We need to get serious about transitioning off fossil fuels

At the close of the hottest year in history, delegates from around the world gathered at climate talks in Dubai in December and agreed, finally, on one thing: that the time had finally come for “transitioning away from fossil fuels in energy systems, in a just, orderly and equitable manner”. It was the first time in three decades of climate negotiations that diplomats had used the F-words, and it seemed like a breakthrough of sorts.

Now we’re going to find out if they meant it.

Svitlana Romanko is the founder of Razom We Stand, working to win the war in Ukraine and rebuild the country with green energy

Bill McKibben is the founder of Third Act, which organizes Americans over 60 for action on climate and democracy

Luisa Neubauer is the author of Beginning to End the Climate Crisis: A History of our Future

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