A fact check of the Climate Council of Australia’s report “Aim High Go Fast”

The Climate Council’s report “Aim High Go Fast” provides a very compelling and strong case for urgent rapid emission reductions, both globally, and for Australia domestically. However, there are fundamental scientific issues with the arguments brought forward in the report, specifically in relation to the argument that “we can no longer limit warming to 1.5°C”. Here we present a point-by-point rebuttal of the most important scientific shortcomings.

Date Published
2021, April 14

Carl-Friedrich Schleussner, Bill Hare