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  • C: Sunshine Velasco, Survival Media Agency

    Breaking the 2-degree habit: Why 1.5 is critical

    In a landmark special report, the IPCC has today confirmed the urgency and importance of keeping us to 1.5ºC of warming. At around 1º of warming, the world is already experiencing the devastating impacts of climate change; 1.5º would at least give us a chance at avoiding catastrophic tipping points, while well below 2º is the less ambitious, higher-risk threshold. 
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    RELEASE: Fossil Fuel Expansion Has Reached the Sky’s Limit: Report

    The embedded carbon emissions from the oil, gas, and coal in currently operating fields and mines, if they run to the end of their projected lifetimes, will take us just beyond the Paris Agreement’s 2C warming limit, and even further from the goal of 1.5C, a new study has found.
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