Stopping climate change requires revolutionary transformations in industry and agriculture. Ahead of several major climate meetings this year, policymakers struggling to measure progress on climate change should focus less on global emissions, which will be slow to change, and more on technological advances in pioneering niches.
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Hanna, R., Victor, D.G. Marking the decarbonization revolutions. Nat Energy 6, 568–571 (2021). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41560-021-00854-1