Scientists at Climate Analytics have published a body of work on the feasibility of 1.5 degrees. In this section they answer why 1.5°C? Science, impacts and risks. Republished with their kind permission. Read the whole body of work here.
This fact sheet provides key points on risks to ecosystems, food security and sustainable development associated with 1.5°C warming. It also provides responses to arguments commonly made against 1.5°C and provides the scientific evidence for each point made.
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This blog explains the process and outcomes of the Structured Expert Dialogue (SED). It summarises the SEDkey messages and discusses consequences for the negotiations process.
This briefing comments on the feasibility of holding warming below 1.5°C within this century and provides information on selected climate risks at 1.5°C, 2°C and 4°C warming.
This one-pager summaries the key climatic risks for the Pacific region at 1.5°C and 2°C warming.
This briefing paper summarises the knowledge on impacts of climate change for the Pacific region.
This link will take you to the full report of the Structured Expert Dialogue.
This link takes you to the World Bank´s report on climate impacts in Sub-Saharan Africa, South Asia and South-East Asia. Each regional chapter provides a table comparing impacts at 1.5°C, 2°C and 4°C warming.
This link takes you to the World Bank´s report on climate impacts in Latin America and the Caribbean, Middle East and North Africa and Europe and Central Asia. Each regional chapter provides a table comparing impacts at 1.5°C, 2°C and 4°C warming.