Title Debating the bedrock of climate-change mitigation scenarios Media name/outlet Nature Media type Web Country/Territory United States Date 16/09/19 Description KEVIN ANDERSON: Wrong tool for the job
The Paris agreement on climate change aims to limit the global temperature rise in this century to 1.5–2 °C above pre-industrial levels. Science makes clear that the total quantity of emitted carbon dioxide correlates closely with such a rise1. The problem is that delivering on the 1.5–2 °C commitment demands emissions cuts for wealthy nations of more than 10% each year2,3, far beyond rates typically considered possible in the current economic system. It is in seeming to remedy this impasse that IAMs have an important and dangerous role...
URL https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-019-02744-9 Persons Kevin Anderson
Research Beacons, Institutes and Platforms
- climate change