Recommended Reading: The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change released the Special Report on Global Warming of 1.5 ºC
The report considers the global effort needed to achieve the Paris Agreement’s ambitious goal of limiting warming to 1.5℃. Hashtag: #SR15
Time stamps: 28:30 Q&A 29:30 What’s new? 30:30 Are you optimistic? 52:30 Biofuels 54:00 What did it feel like personally, like humans, to compile this report? 57:00 Unprecedented 1:15:00 What are the biggest benefits of meeting the 1.5 target?
- What is new in this report?
- How do we improve communication/journalism regarding climate change?
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Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)
The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) is the UN body for assessing the science related to climate change. It was established by the United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment) and the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) in 1988 to provide policymakers with regular scientific assessments concerning climate change, its implications and potential future risks, as well as to put forward adaptation and mitigation strategies. It has 195 member states.
— Carbon Brief (@CarbonBrief) October 8, 2018
1 (thread). Most UK papers think a drunken snog at Strictly is the most important story today. More important than a terrifying new #IPCC report saying we have 12 years to stave off the catastrophic effects of global warming… pic.twitter.com/NuO8OKkrEB
— alan rusbridger (@arusbridger) October 8, 2018