Attributing long-term sea-level rise to Paris Agreement emission pledges

Date Published 2019, October 29

Authors Alexander Nauels, Johannes Gütschow, Matthias Mengel, Malte Meinshausen, Peter U. Clark, Carl-Friedrich Schleussner

Journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS)

The multicentennial sea-level rise commitment of pledged near-term emission reduction efforts under the Paris Agreement has not been quantified yet. This report estimates this sea-level rise commitment and find that pledged emissions until 2030 lock in 1m of sea-level rise in the year 2300.