Incremental improvements of 2030 targets insufficient to achieve the Paris Agreement goals

Date Published 2020, August 03

Authors Andreas Geiges, Alexander Nauels, Paola Yanguas Parra, Marina Andrijevic, William Hare, Peter Pfleiderer, Michiel Schaeffer, Carl-Friedrich Schleussner

Journal Earth System Dynamics

This study analyses the significance of sticking to the 1.5°C temperature goal when devising new NDCs under the Paris Agreement in order to avoid severe climate impacts.