En-en adult card 5 fossil fuels
Card #5: Fossil Fuels
There is often a debate between placing the fossil fuels cards before or after human activities. Like the chicken and the egg, there is no definitive answer. One should not waste time on this. The graph represents the emissions of fossil fuels. In a +2°C scenario, they should reach zero by 2070.
- Armed conflicts Although conflicts may occur because of resources, they are not directly caused by climate change, rather by resource depletion or scarcity. The relationship can be made, but it is due more to politics than to the climate crisis.