living within means

Continuing global economic growth “is not possible” if nations are to tackle climate change, a report by an environmental think-tank has warned.

The New Economics Foundation (Nef) said “unprecedented and probably impossible” carbon reductions would be needed to hold temperature rises below 2C (3.6F).

Scientists say exceeding this limit could lead to dangerous global warming.

We urgently need to change our economy to live within its environmental budget, said Nef’s policy director Andrew Simms

Heat Is Online – orig BBCNews, 25 Jan 2010