Tagged: two degrees

IPCC WG3: it does not cost the world to save the planet - Hot Topic

Gareth Renowden Apr 13, 2014

The IPCC has just released the summary for policymakers of the Working Group 3 report on mitigating climate change. It makes clear that the world has to act quickly to restrict carbon emissions to have a reasonable chance of restricting warming to 2ºC by the end of the century, but establishes that the costs of […] … Read More

Kevin Anderson and the emperor’s underpants: beyond two degrees now inevitable - Hot Topic

Gareth Renowden Nov 24, 2012

If you have a spare hour, this lecture is something not to miss. Kevin Anderson, professor of energy and climate change at the University of Manchester gives this year’s University of Bristol Cabot Institute Annual Lecture, and rips into the comfortable assumption that limiting warming to two degrees is still possible. Can we stay within [...] … Read More