SDG 13: How blockchain technology can help curb global warming

Article taken fromBlockchain Observatory

Blockchain technology has the potential to slow global warming and contribute to the fulfillment of the SDG 13 of the United Nations (Climate Action). With the exception of the lingering nuclear threat, humanity has never before faced a challenge that put its very existence at risk.

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has been warning of the risks associated with global warming for thirty years. The IPCC, made up of scientists and climate experts, states in its latest report from April that if we do want to comply with the objectives established in the Paris Agreement, we must achieve the maximum global emissions before 2025. Then to descend rapidly in the second half of the century. The Paris Agreement states that the global average temperature must not exceed 2 degrees Celsius, compared to pre-industrial levels. Although he recommends not exceeding 1,5 degrees.

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