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The great transformation: the Green New Deal for Spain

Jeremy Rifkin, a political advisor to the EU and China, explores why the fossil fuel civilization will collapse by 2028, and the bold economic plan to save life on Earth

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Our scientists tell us that human-induced climate change brought on by the burning of fossil fuels has taken the human race and our fellow species into the sixth mass extinction event of life on Earth. The United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) estimates that human activity has caused the temperature to rise 1°C (Celsius) above pre-industrial levels and predicts that if it crosses a threshold beyond 1.5°C, it will unleash runaway feedback loops and a cascade of climate-change events that wo...

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