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Reduced heat exposure by limiting global warming to 1.5 °C

King, Andrew D.; Donat, Markus G.; Lewis (previously Bretherton), Sophie; Henley, Benjamin; Mitchell, Daniel M; Stott, Peter; Fischer, Erich M.; Karoly, David J

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The benefits of limiting global warming to the lower Paris Agreement target of 1.5 °C are substantial with respect to population exposure to heat, and should impel countries to strive towards greater emissions reductions. Since the Paris Agreement was reached in December 2015 there has been a drive in the scientific community to understand the impacts of global warming at the target levels of 1.5 °C and 2 °C above pre-industrial levels1,2,3. A Special Report on the pathways to limiting global...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2018
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/160474
Source: Nature Climate Change
DOI: 10.1038/s41558-018-0191-0

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