In the observational record half a degree matters

Date Published 2017, June 30

Authors Carl-Friedrich Schleussner, Peter Pfleiderer & Erich M. Fischer

Journal Nature Climate Change
7, 460–462 (2017), doi:10.1038/nclimate3320

This commentary in journal Nature Climate Change discusses how evidence from the observational climate record provides useful guidance in discriminating the climate impacts of half-degree warming increments, which is high on the science agenda since the adoption of the 1.5°C temperature limit in Paris Agreement.