Global scientists and the U.N. have spoken. Governments must follow, but their policies are lagging. Finally, the public, producers and energy-consuming industries must get onboard. Actions will speak louder than alarmist words. Fortunately, some oil companies are already stepping up to the plate.
We’re speaking about reducing methane emissions to mitigate global warming. The U.N.’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (including 91 scientists) has declared the climate is heating up much faster than scientists warned just a few years ago. The terrible repercussions for human life and economies have already become too evident. The next U.N. climate talks take place in December in Katowice, Poland.