1.5ºC - A New Boundary For Global Warming?

Nations have agreed to aspire to a boundary of 1.5ºC global mean average temperature rise. But to what degree is this new "icon" for limiting climate change based on science and can we even achieve it?


Featuring:
Caroline Lucas, British Member of Parliament
Saleemul Huq, Senior Fellow at the International Institute for Environment & Development (IIED)
Kevin Anderson, Deputy Director of Tyndall Centre for Climate Change & Professor at University of Manchester, UK
Jason Box, professor in glaciology at the Geological Survey of Denmark and Greenland
Michael Bloomberg, former mayor of New York City
Shannon Phllips, Minister for the Environment in the Province of Alberta, Canada
Paul Beckwith, part-time professor at University of Ottawa, Canada

Produced and narrated by Nick Breeze

From Interviews conducted by Nick Breeze and from the UNFCCC webcast.

Also with:
Lauren Fabius, UNFCCC President

Images:
[1] Kris Krüg
Fort McMurray, Alberta
[2] Photo: Julia Kilpatrick, Pembina Institute.
Shell Albian sands site, 2014.
[3] Kris Krüg Fort McMurray, Alberta
[4] Hadley Centre Model Projection for 2090's temperature increase scenario


News footage:

www.theGuardian.com
Telangana News
ABC News

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