The five warmest years in recorded history (1880-2019) have all occurred since 2015. And as of May 2020, the concentration of carbon dioxide in our atmosphere is the highest it has been in human history. Emissions and temperatures continue to rise with no signs of slowing.
And while it is true that large corporations and the wealthy are responsible for the vast majority of emissions, we all have our own carbon footprint. Choices on an individual and business level still matter—and not only because it’s the ethical thing to do.