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

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,

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.