There is no silver bullet against climate change –

  1. Chandran Nair
    1. Global Institute for Tomorrow, Hong Kong.

I find the potential solutions to climate change proposed by Lucas Joppa and colleagues unrealistic (Nature 597, 629–632; 2021). The scale of the crisis means it cannot be tackled simply by technology, corporations or markets.

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Nature 599, 32 (2021)


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The author declares no competing interests.