Carbon budgets for the 1.5°C limit

Date Published 2018, July 16

Authors Carl-Friedrich Schleussner, Katarzyna B. Tokarska, Martin Stolpe, Peter Pfleiderer, Quentin Lejeune, Bill Hare

This technical note looks at the estimates of the remaining warming that have been used in the IPCC AR5 and in recent studies, and evaluates the consequences for carbon budget estimates to limit warming to 1.5°C.

This briefing has been updated on 18 September 2018.