We Can Reverse Global Warming In 30 Years
Sustainability Next|July 2017

Yes, says Paul Hawken, author of 'Drawdown - The Most Comprehensive Plan Ever Proposed to Reverse Global Warming' if most of the 100 solutions suggested in the book are implemented by 2050. The good news is, most of the solutions already exist 

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