As the world lurches from one climate catastrophe to another, the need to reduce the rate of global heating, as well as overall emissions, is clear. But, says Paul Gilding, former Greenpeace International CEO and now a business adviser, this can only be achieved by shifting the current focus of action.

For decades, campaigners, scientists and policymakers have been focusing climate action on cutting emissions of carbon dioxide. Human activity emits far higher carbon dioxide emissions than any other greenhouse gas, and these continue to pollute the atmosphere for hundreds of years.

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