The UN’s 1.5°C Special Climate Report At A Glance

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change released a special report on October 08 on the impacts of global warming of 1.5℃ above pre-industrial levels.

Limiting global warming 1.5℃ will be profoundly challenging given current policies. Chart data: Climate Action Tracker / Image: AAP
Limiting global warming 1.5℃ will be profoundly challenging given current policies. Chart data: Climate Action Tracker / Image: AAP

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:


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Emil Jeyaratnam, Multimedia Editor, The Conversation; Madeleine De Gabriele, Deputy Editor: Energy + Environment, The Conversation, and Michael Hopkin, Section Editor: Energy + Environment, The Conversation

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