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Wednesday, November 4, 2020

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The October 2020 World Economic Outlook report, from the International Monetary Fund IMF, warns that current emissions policies are grossly insufficient, and that "Without further action to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, the planet is on course to reach temperatures not seen in millions of years, with potentially catastrophic implications." 

This is particularly striking since for many years the IMF has been a pillar of neo-liberal economic orthodoxy. The Guardian article on 13-10-2020 gives the highlights.

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