Which are the reasons to believe that the climate crisis can be solved within our type of civilisation, that is, without putting in jeopardy the important advances of humanity that have been achieved within the industrial era?
Fossil fuel made it possible to feed more and more people and allowed higher and higher living standards to be achieved. It isn't realistic that billions of us will vote on parties that will decimate our standard of living. Has it been proved that this will not be necessary if fossil fuels are not to be used anymore?
According to the WMO there is a 40% chance of the annual average global temperature temporarily reaching 1.5°C above the pre-industrial level (the tipping point that has to be avoided according to the Paris Agreement) in at least one of the years 2021-25. This anthropogenic global warming is obviously a major threat, but how could the trend be broken without questioning basic advances that have been achieved in the modern epoch?
The first figure shows the annual Keeling curve on a logarithmic scale (values minus 256).
The second is taken from https://industrialprogress.com/mcffdata/ fig 3:1 (including sources).