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Planetary warming: is a 1.5 degree target achievable? with Prof Myles Allen

Oct 2018

This is a joint lecture with The Rockefeller Foundation Economic Council on Planetary Health at the Oxford Martin School

Under the Paris Agreement, adopted in December 2015, 197 countries agreed to limit the rise in global average temperature to “well below 2°C above pre-industrial levels” and to pursue efforts to limit it to 1.5°C. On 8 October the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) will present its special report on the impacts of global warming of 1.5 °C and strategies for reducing greenhouse gas emissions.