Chapter 5 – IPCC (UN) Report

"Without societal transformation and rapid implementation of ambitious greenhouse gas reduction measures, pathways to limiting warming to 1.5°C and achieving sustainable development will be  exceedingly difficult, if not impossible, to achieve (high confidence).  "Limiting warming to 1.5°C would require all countries and non-state actors to strengthen their contributions without delay." - Chapter 5 bullet points I will …

Chapter 2 – IPCC (UN) Report

  Chapter Two "The chances of limiting warming to 1.5°C and the requirements for urgent action: "1.5°C-consistent pathways can be identified under a range of assumptions about economic growth, technology developments and lifestyles.  However, lack of global cooperation, lack of governance of the energy and land transformation, and growing resource-intensive consumption are key impediments for achieving …

Chapter 1 – IPCC (UN) Report

“Sustainable development and a 1.5°C warmer world is noted with high confidence that ‘equity is an integral dimension of sustainable development’ and that ‘mitigation and adaptation measures can strongly affect broader sustainable development and  equity objectives’ (Fleurbaey et al., 2014) My translation:  The appearance of equal treatment in any development billed as sustainable must be integral …

*Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change – Summary and Report*

Global Warming of 1.5 °C an IPCC special report on the impacts of global warming of 1.5 °C above pre-industrial levels and related global greenhouse gas emission pathways, in the context of strengthening the global response to the threat of climate change, sustainable development, and efforts to eradicate poverty.     Headline Statements A. Understanding …

Fifth Assessment Summary

FIFTH ASSESSMENT REPORT   Concept notes on Cross-Cutting issues Consistent Evaluation of Uncertainties and Risks (CCM) Background and scope The quality of the uncertainty guidance notes for AR4 was recognized, but it was noted that their application has been uneven across and within Working Groups. Aspects of risks have not been treated consistently among Working …