Author: Fred Pearce via Yale Environment360.

  • What Would a Global Warming Increase of 1.5 Degrees Be Like?

    How ambitious is the world? The Paris climate conference last December astounded many by pledging not just to keep warming “well below two degrees Celsius,” but also to "pursue efforts" to limit warming to 1.5 degrees C. That raised a hugely important question: What's the difference between a two-degree world and a 1.5-degree world?