• New year, new lifestyle! Why 1.5ºC?

    In the Paris Agreement, governments committed to keep global warming ‘well below 2 degrees Celsius’, and ‘make efforts’ to keep it below 1.5ºC. These replaced the previous politically-agreed target of 2ºC.

    Overall, stabilising global warming at 1.5ºC results in a lower level of impacts and reduced risks compared with stabilising at 2ºC. The evidence was distilled […]