The many possible climates from the Paris Agreement’s aim of 1.5 °C warming

This Perspective in the journal Nature shows that trajectories towards a ‘1.5 °C warmer world’ may result in vastly different outcomes at regional scales, owing to variations in the pace and location of climate change and their interactions with society’s mitigation, adaptation and vulnerabilities to climate change.

Date Published
2018, June

Authors
Seneviratne S I, Rogelj J, Séférian R, Wartenburger R, Allen M R, Cain M, Millar R J, Ebi K L, Ellis N, Hoegh-Guldberg O, Payne A J, Schleussner C, Tschakert P and Warren R F

Journal
Nature
558 41–9, http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41586-018-0181-4