Halfway to Copenhagen, no way to 2 °C

Date Published 2009, June

Authors Joeri Rogelj, Bill Hare, Julia Nabel, Kirsten Macey, Michiel Schaeffer, Kathleen Markmann & Malte Meinshausen

Journal Nature Reports Climate Change, doi:10.1038/climate.2009.57

National targets ahead of the upcoming December climate summit in Copenhagen give virtually no chance of constraining warming to 2 °C and no chance of protecting coral reefs.