All pages with keywords: 1.5 degrees

Nicholas Stern comments on the outcome of COP24

Press release 16 December, 2018

Responding to the outcome of the 24th session of the Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP24), Nicholas Stern, Chair of the Grantham … read more »

What does the UK need to do to make a realistic attempt at ‘net-zero’?

a commentary by Sam Fankhauser 16 October, 2018

The Government is seeking advice on how the UK can achieve ‘net-zero’ emissions from across the economy. But why is net-zero on the table and what would it take to achieve it? read more »

The economics of 1.5°C climate change

The economics of 1.5°C climate change

a research article by Simon Dietz, Alex Bowen, Baran Doda, Ajay Gambhir, Rachel Warren 27 September, 2018

The economic case for limiting warming to 1.5°C is unclear, due to manifold uncertainties. However, it cannot be ruled out that the 1.5°C target passes a cost-benefit test. Costs are … read more »