The IPCC says that abandoning fossil fuels and investing in renewable energy will get us on the right track in lowering the anthropogenic effect of global warming.
Ed Davey (the UK's energy secretary) was even bold enough to say that the tools we need are available "but international efforts need to significantly increase". I hope that he looks at his own government before he starts pointing the finger!
Catastrophic climate change can be averted without sacrificing living standards according to a UN report, which concludes that the transformation required to a world of clean energy is eminently affordable. “It doesn’t cost the world to save the planet,” said economist Professor Ottmar Edenhofer, who led the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) team.