Source: The Conversation (Au and NZ) – By Michael Hopkin, Section Editor: Energy + Environment, The Conversation
The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change released a special report today on the impacts of global warming of 1.5℃ above pre-industrial levels.
The report outlines the considerable challenges of meeting the Paris Agreement’s more ambitious goal of limiting warming to 1.5℃, the global effort needed to achieve the target, and the consequences of not.
The highlights of the report are presented below:
– ref. The UN’s 1.5°C special climate report at a glance – http://theconversation.com/the-uns-1-5-c-special-climate-report-at-a-glance-104547